Effectively Treating Pathological Self-Criticism in Depressed & Dysthymic Clients
Effectively Treating Pathological Self-Criticism in Depressed and Dysthymic Clients

Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs, Nurse CEUs


By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name the five common consequences of self-criticism.
-Name the three common consequences of self-degradation ceremonies.
-Name the three criteria for determining if self-criticism is destructive self-degradation or constructive recognition of personal limits.
-Name the four perfectionist standards that depressed or dysthymic clients who self-criticize may use.
-Name the six common consequences of perfectionism.
-Name the three common characteristics of a depressed or dysthymic client with the hanging judge syndrome.
-Explain what causes a depressed or dysthymic client to engage in Eternal Penance.
-Name the nine common reasons addicts engage in self-critical behaviors.
-Name three goals that depressed and dysthymic clients are trying to achieve through their pathological self-criticism.
-Name four different types of resistance to treatment of self-destructive criticism in depressed and dysthymic clients.
-Name three steps for minimizing resistance to the therapeutic directive.
-Name three situational triggers for self-critical depressed and dysthymic clients.
-Name three principles behind this method of non-resistant change in regards to self-critical depressive clients.
-Name three image techniques to help self-critical clients become more receptive to constructive criticism.
-Explain what do self-critics require from others.
-Name two major types of experiences lead to depression, according to both Blatt’s vulnerability factors, and Bowlby’s attachment theory.
-Explain by which of the child’s behaviors in children, it was found that parental shaming, and depression and anxiety was mediated.
-Explain how does CMT approach coping with self-critical thoughts.
-Explain how does out-performing a close friend or romantic partner affect dependent individuals.
-Name one drawback to expanding the conventional vulnerability model to include behavioral strategies mentioned in this article.
-Name three of the reactions that a maladjusted perfectionist may exhibit after a less-than-perfect classroom participation.
-Name two facets of self-criticism that are maladaptive, and can be harmful to students.
-Name the NICE guidelines, as they relate to depression.
-Explain what was suggested regarding the usefulness of family educational interventions, based on the data.
-Explain how does chronic MDD differ from dysthymia.
-Name two approaches does the “effective new approach” for treating chronic depression combine.


"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, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs, Nurse CEUs
Effectively Treating Pathological Self-Criticism in Depressed and Dysthymic Clients