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The disorder and lack of control that characterize BPD are, however, organized around consistent habits. The Taking Control Program presented by Fusco and Freeman targets these patterns, helping people understand, address, and, eventually, alter them for the better. is your means to begin to take command of your life by following the therapeutic course described in these pages. Chapter by chapter, you will explore the nine basic patterns that typify BPD. Once you understand each of these patters, you will then assess the degree to which you exhibit any number of those patterns and learn various strategies that you can adopt to address those habits. The Patient's Guide provides a step-by-step cognitive program rich in worksheets and exercises to facilitate your personal process of self-examination and problem solving. Fusco and Freeman offer those diagnosed with BPD, as well as their therapists, invaluable guidance in negotiating the pitfalls of BPD as you move ahead toward the prospect of retaking control over your life.

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A patient's manual to taking control of borderline personality disorder (BPD), this text offers individuals with BPD concrete and specific material and techniques with which to work. Through the readings and therapy, patients should be helped to maintain any gains made.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) frequently creates turmoil, dysfunction, and impairment in the lives of diagnosed people, as well as among their families, friends, and colleagues.

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BPD presents with so many clinical permutations that clinicians are often at a loss when trying to address the unique and varied needs of their clients. Neither clinician nor client is in a position to establish the control the client so desperately needs.

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In Borderline Personality Disorder: A Therapist"s Guide to Taking Control, Freeman and Fusco offer the means by which clinicians can get a hold of BPD in the therapeutic situation and, most importantly, in their clients" lives. Organized in chapters that correspond to each of the nine criteria for BPD the Therapist"s Guide is designed to aid the experienced therapist in performing the focused, structured work necessary with patients. This book lays out a constructive program for organizing effective therapy by moving through each criterion, examining it and whether it is manifested in clients" life, and, then, providing critical, reflective, and calming strategies by which clients can begin to take control of their lives. The Therapist"s Guide provides the basic structure of the detailed therapeutic exercises that the Patient"s Guide establishes for the client"s use both in therapy and at home in between sessions.

About the Author

Arthur Freeman, EdD, is chief psychologist and director of training at Sheridan Shores Care and Rehabilitation Center, Chicago. He lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.Gina M. Fusco, Psy. D., is a licensed psychologist in Philadelphia. She is a System of Care Clinical Director for Alternative Behavioral Services, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare program for high-risk adolescents. She has led clinical diagnostic teams for juvenile detention centers, and has created several crisis intervention programs for psychiatric hospitals. She has authored and coauthored chapters on the treatment of crisis-prone patients, crisis intervention, and personality disorders. She lectures at The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393703535
Author:
Fusco, Gina M.
Author:
Freeman, Arthur
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Borderline personality disorder
Subject:
Mood Disorders
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273).
Series Volume:
pt. 1.
Publication Date:
20031131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.6 in 1.475 lb

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Product details 288 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393703535 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A patient's manual to taking control of borderline personality disorder (BPD), this text offers individuals with BPD concrete and specific material and techniques with which to work. Through the readings and therapy, patients should be helped to maintain any gains made.
"Synopsis" by , Borderline personality disorder (BPD) frequently creates turmoil, dysfunction, and impairment in the lives of diagnosed people, as well as among their families, friends, and colleagues.
"Synopsis" by , BPD presents with so many clinical permutations that clinicians are often at a loss when trying to address the unique and varied needs of their clients. Neither clinician nor client is in a position to establish the control the client so desperately needs.
"Synopsis" by , In Borderline Personality Disorder: A Therapist"s Guide to Taking Control, Freeman and Fusco offer the means by which clinicians can get a hold of BPD in the therapeutic situation and, most importantly, in their clients" lives. Organized in chapters that correspond to each of the nine criteria for BPD the Therapist"s Guide is designed to aid the experienced therapist in performing the focused, structured work necessary with patients. This book lays out a constructive program for organizing effective therapy by moving through each criterion, examining it and whether it is manifested in clients" life, and, then, providing critical, reflective, and calming strategies by which clients can begin to take control of their lives. The Therapist"s Guide provides the basic structure of the detailed therapeutic exercises that the Patient"s Guide establishes for the client"s use both in therapy and at home in between sessions.
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