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PD Treatment

Effective Treatment of Borderline
& Narcissistic Personality Disorders


Psychodynamic theoretical evolution of Ego Psychology to Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology parallels increased prevalence of preoedipal pathology in the Disorders of the Self.

Theoretical advances offer greater precision in evaluation through differential developmental diagnosis, based upon pinpointing developmental arrest in phases of early attachment. The technique of intervention is hence refined to access specific defensive structure as well as the underdeveloped "real self". Understanding of transference and countertransference processes has broadened, further enhancing effectiveness.

This seminar will focus on differential diagnosis, treatment planning and intervention strategies specifically tailored to enhance effectiveness in working with these challenging clients.

8:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.

2:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m.


Understanding the Formation of Character Pathology

Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders - General Guidelines

Long term vs. Brief Psychotherapy


Borderline Personality Disorder - Evaluation & Treatment


Borderline Personality Disorder - Continued

Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Evaluation & Treatment


Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Continued