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- DVD Video - 4+ hours
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- GEORGE SIMON, PHD
- PESI Inc.
- 6/14/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Develop new treatment strategies for helping clients understand and manage manipulators
- Summarize key differences between “neurotic” and character-impaired personalities as they relate to clinical treatment
- Articulate the primary power tactics manipulators use to control others while avoiding responsibility for their behavior
- Determine how to effectively confront manipulation tactics during treatment sessions
- Demonstrate practical strategies for promoting genuine change even in the most difficult and irresponsible clients
- Teach clients empowerment tools to overcome emotional manipulation
THE NATURE OF CHARACTER DISTURBANCE
DISTORTED THINKING AND HABITUAL PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIOR PATTERNS
- Key differences between“neurotic” and character-impaired personalities
- Ten commandments of character development
- Manipulative personality types
- Framework to identify manipulators
- Thinking errors
- Tactics used to evade responsibility and manipulate others
- Techniques to manage thinking errors and tactics
- Practical strategies to promote genuine change
- Empowerment tools
- Set limits
- Respect boundaries
- Judge actions, not intentions
- Make direct requests, expect direct responses
- Know yourself
- Sample therapy vignettes
GEORGE SIMON, PHD
George Simon, PhD, has specialized in disturbances of personality and character for over 30 years. He is widely regarded as one of the foremost authorities on manipulative personalities and other problem characters. Dr. Simon received his PhD in clinical psychology from Texas Tech University, and, until just a few years ago, he maintained an active private practice, during which he served both individuals with serious character disturbances and their relationship partners. He has also served as the supervising psychologist for the Arkansas Sex Offender Risk Assessment program, as well as in their only inpatient treatment program for offenders. His books, In Sheep’s Clothing, Character Disturbance – The Phenomenon of our Age, and The Judas Syndrome, are all bestsellers. Dr. Simon has appeared on CNN and the Fox News Network, and he has conducted over 200 instructional seminars and workshops nationwide. He is a full clinical member of ATSA and a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners.
Financial: George Simon receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: George Simon is a clinical member of ATSA; and a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Nurses
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