Setting Boundaries With Clients With Borderline Personality Disorder: The Ethics (Self-Study)



Master the required principles, techniques, and steps to set boundaries when working with clients living with Borderline Personality Disorder

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Learn how to implement these essential principles, techniques, and steps, to consolidate your gains and transfer your skills

Whether or not you have patients living with Borderline Personality Disorder, having a framework for setting boundaries will enhance your overall skills as a mental health provider. You will master the how to properly screen, and assess, while increasing reliability, maintaining rapport, engagement, trust, safety, and while strengthening the therapeutic relationship.

You will also master symptom contextualization, the bio-psycho-social-cultural approach of formulating, as well as the Art of Questioning. Lastly, you will learn how to better work with all types of challenging individuals, to then prevent burnout while ensuring that you are also helping them.

This is all in addition to learning how to use the Socratic Motivational Practice as a framework for maintaining an ethical practice so that you can work with anyone, anywhere, and at any time.

Please join us, and master skills to continue to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, our practice, career, and agency.

At the end of this seminar, you will have :

  1. Learned a framework to increase the effectiveness of your work in setting boundaries with your patients and clients living with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  2. Learned the Principles, Techniques, Steps, and Do's and Don'ts to help set boundaries with our patients and clients living with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  3. Increased your tools to helping set boundaries with our patients and clients living with Borderline Personality Disorder
  4. Master the latest on the How of interviewing and setting boundaries, with someone who either has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder or not

During this 2-hour seminar, we will guide you through an experiential learning process where you will be learning what it takes to help your clients, and how to implement that in daily practice.

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Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.


This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

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Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

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