With different presentations, risk levels, typologies and survivor experiences, a “one-size-fits-all” approach to managing the patterns of narcissistic abuse won’t meet your clients’ needs.
Dr. Ramani Durvasula is one of the most recognizable figures on the aetiology and impact of narcissism on human relationships and mental health. A licensed clinical psychologist, Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles and Consulting Editor of the scientific journal Behavioural Medicine, her research on personality disorders has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.
In this session, she’ll show you how to understand the heterogeneity of narcissistic presentations, recognize differential impacts on clients, and employ psychoeducational approaches in narcissistic/antagonistic relational stress treatment so you can meet clients where they are.
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 1.25 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.
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|Manual - Psychoeducation and Narcissistic Abuse (2 MB)||40 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Text Document||Transcript - Psychoeducation and Narcissistic Abuse (40.7 KB)||26 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist, Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, and the Founder and CEO of LUNA Education, Training & Consulting, a company that offers a range of programs focused on educating survivors, clinicians, coaches and businesses on the impacts of narcissism on health, wellness and functioning. She’s the author of Don’t You Know Who I Am: How to Stay Sane in the Era of Narcissism, Entitlement and Incivility, Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With A Narcissist. Dr. Ramani also has a popular YouTube channel that focuses on narcissism and difficult relationships, mental health, and societal expectations. Her work has been featured at SxSW, TEDx and on a wide range of media platforms including, Red Table Talk, the Today Show, Oxygen, Investigation Discovery and Bravo. She is also a featured expert on the digital media mental health platform MedCircle. Dr. Durvasula’s research on personality disorders has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and she is a Consulting Editor of the scientific journal Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Durvasula is a brutally honest voice on the struggles raised by narcissism in the US and globally.
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