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Shorter-Term Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorders

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Most books addressing the treatment of borderline personality disorder recommend intensive treatment. For most persons with a borderline diagnosis, long term, intensive treatment is financially unrealistic. This book discusses practical approaches primarily drawn from cognitive behavioral therapy and psychopharmacology that are reasonable alternatives in treating this very difficult group of clients. The author’s use of the concept “shorter term” refers to weekly psychotherapy lasting from 3-12 months. This book is well written, clear, and practical.

This course is based on the , Shorter-Term Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorders created by Preston, John, Psy.D., A.B.P.P.

Course Material Author

Preston, John, Psy.D., A.B.P.P.

John Preston is a clinical psychologist, author of eleven books and is a Core faulty member with Alliant International University, Sacramento. He has lectured widely both in the United States and abroad.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to appreciate the theoretical foundations of various approaches to brief therapy

  2. to know critical issues to address in a diagnostic assessment, prior to initiating treatment

  3. to develop skills for conducting brief therapy

  4. to appreciate the limitations of brief therapy

Materials for Course Shorter-Term Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorders

Materials for Course Shorter-Term Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorders

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Course Retired
Course Number 4205
9 credit hours
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