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Study Group: Making Sense of the Borderline Patient

Despite numerous attempts to develop a comprehensive understanding of the borderline phenomenon, patients with this diagnosis continue to present enormous challenges to the mental health practitioner. This event is for clinicians who are interested in exploring and enhancing the understanding of the psychodynamics of borderline patients. It will also include the opportunity to analyze the many variables which effect treatment outcomes. The possibility of a cooperative study group which will include exploration of selected readings and case presentations will be discussed.

Introductory Meeting: Thursday, March 27,2014 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Thomas Twyman Psya.D. is on the faculty at BGSP. He has a special interest in theoretical and clinical issues of the Borderline Personality Diagnosis.

1.5 CE Credits

No Charge


Participants will be able to:

1. Discuss the concept of borderline personality that is different from psychosis and neurosis.
2. Discuss the nature of countertransference in working with patients with Borderline Personality Disorder.
3. Discuss various theoretical constructs of Borderline Personality Disorder.