By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name the three basic criteria for clients with BDD.
-Name three types of obsessions that BDD clients often have.
-Name three concepts related to a BDD client’s functionality.
-Name three concepts of suicide related to BDD.
-Name three concepts related to gender and BDD.
-Name three concepts of BDD in child clients.
-Name three theories related to the root causes of BDD.
-Name three triggers of BDD symptoms.
-Name three difficulties in exposing BDD clients to anxiety-provoking situations.
-Name three common aspects that fuel automatic thoughts found in BDD clients.
-Name three aspects of family members of BDD clients.
-Name three aspects of depression in BDD clients.
-Name three disorders that are similar to BDD.
-Name four more techniques that can be beneficial in treating clients with BDD.
-Explain when can Body Dysmorphic Disorder be diagnosed.
-Name the two subtypes of BDD, and how do their classifications lend to controversy over whether both subtypes are in fact the same disorder.
-Explain why may women be more prone to depression and BDD than men.
-Explain what occurs in the majority of clients with BDD who have aesthetic plastic surgery to correct a perceived flaw.
-Explain what kind of family history is most typical for clients with body dysmorphia and eating disorders.
-Name the three aspects of the self-esteem system.
-Explain why can it be more useful to address selective self-esteem with a BDD client, than addressing the client’s global self-esteem.
-Explain what is the rate of suicide risk in a BDD client.
-Explain what is the best indicator that BDD may be present.
-Explain what is the most effective form of psychotherapy for most BDD clients.
-Explain why is Tai’Chi useful in group psychotherapy for BDD.
-Name the five phases in integrative group psychotherapy for BDD.
-Explain the demographic characteristics found for BDD in this study.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs