By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three basic criteria for clients with BDD.
-Explain three concepts related to a BDD client’s functionality.
-Explain three concepts related to gender and BDD.
-Explain three theories related to the root causes of BDD.
-Explain three triggers of BDD symptoms.
-Explain three aspects of depression in BDD clients.
-Explain four techniques that can be beneficial in treating clients with BDD.
-Explain the two subtypes of BDD, and how do classifications lend to controversy over whether both subtypes are in fact the same disorder.
-Explain why women may be more prone to depression and BDD than men.
-Explain the three aspects of the self-esteem system.
-Explain what is the best indicator that BDD may be present.
-Explain the most effective form of psychotherapy for most BDD clients.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs