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The Clinician's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders
$26.99 USD
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Book - Soft Cover
7" x 10"
234 pages
PESI Publishing & Media
CE Available:
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Daniel J. Fox, PhD, has been treating and specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for over 15 years in the state and federal prison system, universities, and private practice. Dr. Fox is a national trainer and author of The Clinician’s Guide to The Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders and the award-winning Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic Workbook.
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“Dr. Fox has effectively pulled together modern thinking, current research and historical perspective into an efficient approach for addressing personality disorders. He does this in a way that is straightforward and presents this distinctive collection of material in a manner that is a pleasure to read. One of the great features of this work is that it attends to therapist’s ethical challenges and self-care needs specific to working with this often difficult population. Dr. Fox’s Clinician’s Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders appears to be setting a standard for applied clinical reference in the age of DSM-5TM.”
-Russell Wood, Ph.D.

“Dr. Fox has given clinicians a strong, straightforward grasp of personality disorders in his book The Clinician’s Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders. He also gathered all of the treatment modalities currently available that promotes movement for the client from their inflexible and pervasive patterns to develop skills that generate success. Whether you are a professional or supervisor looking for ways to support your practice or a general reader on a path of self-help, you can benefit from this clear, informative guide to understanding personality disorders.”
-Lillian Solis-Smith, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT

“Daniel Fox has compiled, integrated, and analyzed a vast amount of information regarding the developing conceptualization of personality disorders. More than a targeted workbook, this text allows the practitioner to gain an in-depth understanding regarding the history of personality disorders, as well as the state of current research, diagnosis, and treatment for personality disorders as a whole and individually. In addition, the diagnosis and treatment recommendations are clear, well-founded in the literature, and provide an excellent framework for working with this difficult population. Moreover, this text provides information and tools which will prove useful in transitioning from the DSM-IV-TR to the DSM-5. It is well-written, practical, and useful for practitioners across the career spectrum.
-Ashley Christiansen, Ph.D.

"An exceptionally well thought-out and artful conceptualization of working with personality disordered clients. A great source material for the novice and seasoned clinician who is seeking practical knowledge and tools in treating personality disorders."
-Kevin Jacques Siffert, Ph.D.

"Daniel Fox has written an essential, masterful therapist manual on Personality Disordered individuals. This manual provides the therapist a well-organized resource for conceptualizing the client, and explaining personality disorders to family members in an open, authoritative and helpful way."
-Sharon M. Freeman Clevenger, MSN, MA, PMHCNS-BC

"I enjoyed reading your book. I found it very practical and helpful. Your writing style is great. I really appreciated the examples from film and literature, as well as your case examples. I found the checklists to be of extraordinary use. Thanks for what you do."
-Rev Daniel Good, JCL, ME, MDiv