Working with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
Suite 7, Abercromby Business Centre
Abercromby Street, Bridgeton
Borderline Personality Disorder or Emotional Regulation Disorder - to be provided with this diagnosis can cause upset and uncertainty for the person receiving it. Furthermore, many mental health clinicians report not feeing equipped enough to treat it due to lack of understanding and treatment interventions. This workshop will equip participants with knowledge of BPD, a practical framework to explain the presentation and straightforward, practical interventions that can increase the client's quality of life.
Aims of the event
- To explore the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.
- To highlight treatment options that are effective in the treatment of BPD.
- To develop an appreciation of the value of schema modes in the treatment of BPD.
- To discuss the priorities with regards to treatment.
- To explore the impact that the therapeutic alliance may have on the efficacy of treatment.
- To examine interventions that improve quality of life.
About the Facilitator
The event will be delivered by Andy Gray. Andy has close to 20 years of experience in various roles in the helping professions including social work, substance use/abuse, trauma recovery, hospital management (locked rehab and low secure) and complex presentations.
Andy is an Integrative Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, Shareholder and Academic Director at ACT Counselling Services Limited. He continues to develop, direct and deliver training from one-day CPD events to PG Dip level incorporating a unifying approach in relation to psychotherapeutic modalities. He is passionate about training and events are delivered in an informative, laid back and humorous style. Andy has a huge wealth of knowledge and resources that he is keen to impart to those who are seeking to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enhance their personal or professional development.
More information at https://bpd-stirling-16-apr-19.eventbrite.co.uk
About Audrey Smith
Greenwood Events aims to offer affordable workshops to counsellors interested in CPD, anyone interested in self- development or considering a career in counselling. It also aims to offer opportunities to stimulate networking and knowledge sharing among counsellors in Scotland. Visit www.greenwoodevents.co.uk for more information.