Tag: Borderline Personality Disorder
07.26.2012 Posted In: NP0021 The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy By Psychotherapy Networker
The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy: NP0021 - Session 6
How do you work with borderline personality disorder clients without lapsing into feelings of defensiveness? Richard Schwartz, originator of the Internal Family Systems model, describes working with borderline personality disorder clients who are preoccupied with protecting their vulnerable inner “parts” and can respond to mental health treatment with anger, impulsiveness, and aggressiveness.
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06.15.2012 Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE By Psychotherapy Networker
Experience Internal Family Systems Therapy with Richard Schwartz
Get a taste of what it’s like to work with clients who have Borderline Personality Disorder, and see for yourself what Internal Family Systems Therapy looks like in this clip from our upcoming streaming-video webcast series, "The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy."
In this presentation, Richard Schwartz, the founder of Internal Family Systems Therapy, discusses the experience of working with clients who have Borderline Personality Disorder and how therapists can approach such clients with a sense of hopefulness and collaboration. This clip below, a role-play between Richard Schwartz and Rich Simon, illustrates a scenario between a therapist using the Internal Family Systems treatment of working with inner “parts” and a client who’s never worked in this way before.
Richard Schwartz, Ph.D., is director of the Center for Self Leadership and the originator of the Internal Family Systems model. His books include Internal Family Systems Therapy and, most recently, You Are the One You’ve Been Waiting For.
The 6 Most Challenging Issues in Therapy