Appreciating the impact of pathological narcissism on significant others

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  • Course Description

    What is narcissism and what is Narcissistic Personality disorder? This course provides a thorough definition of narcissism and the disorder as it falls on a spectrum. The course offers a more experiential approach to recognizing individuals who may be victims/survivors of narcissistic abuse and the abusive cycle that persists when someone is involved with a pathological naricissist. Clinicians will be better able to identify the cycle of abuse, allow client to heal through empowerment, and differentiate between someone who has been gaslighted into an abusive relationship versus a an individual more prone to co-dependency.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Describe the pathology of Narcissistic Personality disorder and Antisocial Personality disorder; Define traumatic bonding and complex traumatic stress; Distinguish the different forms of empathy (Healthy, Average Functioning, and Unhealthy)


    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Intermediate

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the required course evaluation.

    Course requirements (including the course audio, post-test, and course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast presentation which is available for free via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or your other favorite podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, presenter, sponsor, instructor, or content.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

Instructor

Narcissism Expert

Catherine Barrett, PSY

Narcissism Expert

Catherine Barrett is a licensed Clinical Forensic Psychologist who has been practicing as a psychotherapist for 10 years. Dr. Barrett has a dual focus, working both in family practice and forensic psychology. Dr. Barrett received her Doctorate in Clinical Forensic Psychology from Alliant International University- California School of Forensic Studies. Her pre and post-doctoral work was in the evaluation, assessment, and treatment of mentally disordered offenders, individuals found not guilty by reason of insanity, sex offenders, and sexually violent predators. It was here where Dr. Barrett first gained her experience working with severe personality disorders; specifically Narcissistic and Antisocial personality. Dr. Barrett also has a family practice with Teen Therapy Center in Woodland Hills, where she treats many survivors of personality disordered abuse. Dr. Barrett also performs psychological testing for adolescents and facilitates a group for LGBT teens. Dr. Barrett has experience working in addiction/recovery and with drug and alcohol related offenders. To learn more about her and her work, visit CB Psychological, Inc.

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