Working with narcissistic personality disorder
Suite 7, Abercromby Business Centre
Abercromby Street, Bridgeton
Narcissistic personality disorder is sometimes a label that causes helping professionals to either avoid working with people who have the diagnosis or to experience a feeling of inferiority in their presence.
This often leads to people with the diagnosis of NPD being portrayed in a negative way. These are people who play a valuable role in society and for whom; a sad story lies behind their way of being.
This workshop aims the provide participants with a useful understanding of NPD and some knowledge, skills and attitudes to work with it.
Aims of the event:
- To explore the diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder.
- To outline difficulties in treating NPD and how to work with these.
- To highlight treatment options that are effective in the treatment of NPD.
- To develop an appreciation of the value of schema modes in the treatment of NPD.
- To highlight the importance of the therapists way of being.
- To examine interventions that improves 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 a BABCP accredited CB psychotherapist, BABCP accredited clinical supervisor, BABCP accredited trainer and COSCA accredited trainer.
Andy is a 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://npd-22-feb-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.