Tag Archives: personality disorders

Rethinking Personality Disorders

What’s going on when your best efforts to establish a secure therapeutic alliance with a personality-disordered client aren’t working? Before you proclaim a “bad fit” and refer them out, consider changing your approach. Learn why personality disorders may not be disorders at all, but creative ways of coping with painful attachment trauma. Understanding this often-ignored […]

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Rethinking Personality Disorders: The Search for Secure Attachment

Personality disorders may not be disorders at all, but creative ways of coping with early attachment trauma. Understanding this often ignored factor can help you more easily build rapport with troubled clients, avoid frustration, and increase positive treatment outcomes. In this keynote address, Courtney Armstrong, author of Rethinking Trauma Treatment shares…

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Rethinking Personality Disorders: The Search for Secure Attachment- Boca Raton, FL

What’s going on when your best efforts to establish a secure therapeutic alliance with a personality-disordered client aren’t working? Before you proclaim a “bad fit” and refer them out, consider changing your approach. In this workshop, you’ll learn why personality disorders may not be disorders at all, but creative ways of coping with painful attachment […]

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