- Paperback: 382 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (September 12, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1537334220
- ISBN-13: 978-1537334226
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 13 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #153,824 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid Adaptations: The Pursuit of Love, Admiration, and Safety 1st Edition
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About the Author
Elinor Greenberg, Ph.D., CGP, is a psychologist and an internationally renowned Gestalt therapy trainer who specializes in teaching the diagnosis and treatment of Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid adaptations. Dr. Greenberg is the author of many articles on this topic, including: “Healing the Borderline,” “When Insight Hurts,” “Undoing the Shame Spiral,” and “Goals and the Borderline Client.” She is Vice President of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, adjunct faculty to the Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training, and is an Associate Editor of Gestalt Review. In addition to her extensive Gestalt therapy credentials, Dr. Greenberg is a graduate of and former faculty member of The Masterson Institute, a post-graduate training institute where she taught and supervised students in a psychoanalytically-oriented object relations approach to the theory and treatment of personality disorders. She is a certified Ericksonian hypnotherapist and is in the National Registry for Certified Group Psychotherapists. Dr. Greenberg’s hobby is the study of pre-psychoanalytic systems of personal growth, such as Kabbalah and the Western Mystery School tradition.
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This is not a textbook. It is a book written in clear language, so that people faced with everyday experiences can learn to navigate and negotiate with troubled individuals.
It is so easy to read that my beach buddy picked it up this summer and started reading it to get some insight into her brother -- his thinking, actions and reactions.
I highly recommend it for real people seeking better understanding of family and friends struggling with disorders.
Thank you for this book Elinor Greenberg
On a personal note, Elinor has taught me most of what I know in working with people who seem to present with these adaptations and she has helped to catapult me to being a well-respected member of the community of therapists whom work with BPD, and has selflessly encouraged me to develop my own work.
If you are in the mental health field, or know a person who struggles with one of these adaptations, you need to buy this book.
I'm also a victim of narcissistic abuse, so it was interesting to gain insight into NPD.
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