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Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox + Rewiring the Brain Seminar Recording
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Format:
Package - Video & Book   Instructions
Authors:
MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.
JEFF RIGGENBACH, PH.D., LPC
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
5/6/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT051555
Objectives
[+] [-] 049285 - Rewiring the Brain
  1. Select therapeutic methods for neural repair based on the neuroscience of implicit traits and temperamental characteristics of five personality disorders.
  2. Teach clients with Antisocial Personality Disorder how to manage impulsivity and high-risk behavior through training of the "wise mind”.
  3. Develop dialectical constructs to enhance awareness and motivation in clients diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
  4. Incorporate techniques that help clients with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder identify and express emotion.
  5. Determine how clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder can utilize journaling techniques to discover and process implicit memories that create mood and behavioral instability.
  6. Integrate tools from EMDR to help clients move past therapeutic obstacles posed by histories of trauma or abuse.

Outline
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PART I: THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALITY DISORDERS

  • Biology and temperament
  • Agency and a desire to be affiliated
  • Anxiety and harm avoidance
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology – The concept of neural repair and neural integration

PART II: TREATMENT STRATEGIES

I. Antisocial Personality Disorder

  • Anxiety and APD
    • Develop harm avoidance
    • Utilize active relaxation
    • Anxiety in disguise: Find anxiety and tame
    • Anger with the anger diary
    • Anger escalator tools for anger management
  • Depression and the Antisocial PD
    • The hidden emotion
    • Cost-benefit analysis of behaviors
    • Use HALT tips to modulate expression
  • Interpersonal Relationships and APD
    • Turn agency into positive paths
    • Journaling to identify implicit memory to increase awareness
    • Train the “wise mind” for better self-control
    • Storytelling for attunement and empathy

II. Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  • Anxiety and NPD
    • Diminish the intensity of harm avoidance
    • Teach appropriate assertiveness
    • Worry management strategies
    • Energy therapies and self-soothing
    • Dispute irrational fears of humiliation
    • Resolve childhood humiliation
  • Depression and NPD
    • Increase agency
    • Accept responsibility for vicious circles of grandiosity and loss
    • Battle grandiosity by increasing achievement
    • Improving awareness of and attunement to others
    • Mindfulness techniques and cost-benefit analysis
  • Interpersonal Relationships and NPD
    • Using desire for affiliation
    • Reframe indifference to others and motivate connection with dialectical constructs
    • Genuine contributions: The path to legitimate self-worth

III. Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

  • Anxiety and OCPD
    • Breaking the rule of harm avoidance
    • Identify the conflict with inner values
    • CBT to change worry and rumination
    • Real self- focusing techniques to find feelings
    • Discharging anger - the underlying trigger of anxiety
    • Learning to tolerate anxiety of making mistakes
    • Breaking free from “technology slavery”
  • Depression and OCPD
    • Increase positive agency
    • Change derogatory self-talk
    • Interrupt and dispute compulsive behavior
    • Prescribe fun!
  • Interpersonal relationships and OCPD
    • Affiliation and anger
    • Mindfulness practices to increase attunement to others
    • “I” statements and negotiation skills:
    • Deflate resistance to increase self/other honesty
    • Systems therapy strategies
    • Eliminate passive aggression

IV. Borderline Personality Disorder: The Quest for Connection

  • Anxiety and BPD
    • The forgetfulness of harm avoidance
    • Fill in skills deficits: Teach and practice conflict resolution skills
    • G round techniques to increase emotional stability
    • Journaling techniques
  • Depression and the BPD
    • The forgetfulness of agency
    • Interrupt self-injurious behavior
    • EMDR practices to loosen the grip of the past
    • Minimize catastrophic rumination w/CBT
  • Interpersonal Relationships
    • Craving affiliation and its destructive impact
    • Improve therapeutic relationships
    • Relationship histories
    • Practice assertiveness vs aggression

Author

MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.

Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist, is the author of 6 books on the treatment of anxiety and depression, including her most recent book for the general public, The 10 Best Anxiety Busters. An expert on the treatment of anxiety and depression, she has extensive training and expertise in the neurobiology of psychological disorders. She earned her M.A. specializing in psychodrama and play therapy with children. Dr. Wehrenberg has years of experience as a drug and alcoholism counselor, working with the U.S. Army in Germany and Lutheran Social Services in Illinois. She also has training in trauma treatment, EMDR and Thought Field Therapy. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Naperville, IL, specializing in treating anxiety. In addition to clinical work, she coaches business professionals on managing anxiety, she frequently contributes articles for Psychotherapy Networker magazine, and she has produced Relaxation for Tension and Worry, a CD for breathing, muscle relaxation and imagery to use with anxious clients. Her book, The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, published by W.W. Norton, is a consistent top seller for anxiety management. You can find her on the web at www.margaretwehrenberg.com.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Margaret Wehrenberg maintains a private practice. She is an author with W.W. Norton publishing and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Margaret Wehrenberg is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Anxiety Disorder Association of America.

JEFF RIGGENBACH, PH.D., LPC

Jeff Riggenbach, Ph.D., LPC, is one of the most sought after educators in North America in the area of CBT and personality disorders. Over the past 15 years he has developed and overseen CBT based Mood Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder treatment programs at two different psychiatric hospitals serving over 3,000 clients at multiple levels of care. Dr. Riggenbach trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, is a Diplomat of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and has presented in all 50 United States, Mexico, and Canada on topics related to CBT, DBT and Personality Dysfunction.

Dr. Riggenbach has authored two best-selling books, The Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians (PESI, 2012) and Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Practical Evidence-Based Guide to Regulating Intense Emotions (PESI, 2016), which was Amazon’s #1 new release in its category. Jeff is known for bridging the gap between academia, research findings and day-to-day clinical practice, and his seminars on DBT, CBT, and Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy receive the highest evaluations in terms of clinical utility as well as entertainment value.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jeff Riggenbach has an employment relationship with Brookhaven Psychiatric Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jeff Riggenbach has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 049285 - Rewiring the Brain
[+] [-] 084425 - Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox
Audience
Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals
Reviews
[+] [-] 084425 - Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Practical Evidence-Based Guide to Regulating Intense Emotions
Many people who struggle to acknowledge the presence of BPD traits in their lives continue to suffer needlessly. In the Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox, Dr. Jess Riggenbach explains this diagnosis clearly and offers a variety of skills from evidence-based approaches for treating it. This toolbox is a must-have for mental health professionals, people with BPD traits and their family members." --Randi Kreger, Author, Stop Walking on Eggshells and The Official Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder, Founder, BPDCentral.com

"Written in clear user-friendly language, and drawing on vast research literature, beautifully summarizes what is known about BPD and how it can be effectively treated. Comprehensive in approach, it is an excellent resource for patients, clinicians, and families." Joel Paris, MD Author, Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice, Editor, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry

"Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox is a must-have comprehensive guide to understanding and managing BPD. Dr. Riggenbach's step-by-step accessible strategies will help the reader obtain empirically valid powerful tools to cope with Borderline Personality. This uniquley helpful guide will be an essential resource for both clients and their clinicians alike."Leslie Sokol, PhD, Distinguished Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, Fellow, ABCT, Co-author, The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens

"Being asked to see a patient who has been diagnosed as having a Borderline Personality Disorder is enough to frighten even the most skilled and experienced clinician. Following Aaron T. Beck's notion of the "Continuity Continuum," Riggenbach describes and discusses the recommended treatments for various levels of Borderline, from mild to severe. This is a volume for every front-line therapist regardless of their professional discipline." Arthur Freeman, EdD, ScD, ABPP, Co-Author with Aaron Beck, Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Chair, Department of Behavioral Science, Touro College, NY

Dr. Riggenbach’s toolbox incorporates much practical gear for dealing with the vulnerabilities of borderline personality. He incorporates elements of several therapeutic approaches to develop functional strategies for regulating these challenges. These tools help all those experiencing the demands of BPD to build and sustain more stable relationships.
Jerold Kreisman, MD, Author of I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality and Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder