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Personality Disorders

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Personality Disorders

(Developmental Processes & Personality Development)



This program is possibly the least known as far as content & subject is concerned, yet it is a very prominent issue confronting many within our society. Many depressive illnesses or other mental illness can be traced back to an underlying or pre-morbid personality disorder. In this respect, it is one of the most vital sessions all should attend; particularly younger players. While its' title is 'Personality Disorders', it also incorporates subject matter pertaining to 'basic Personality', 'Problem Solving', 'Developmental Processes & Defence Mechanisms', 'Needs', 'Abuse'  and so on. All these are essential elements involved in the full educational aspects relating to 'Personality Disorders'. As such, it is an invaluable workshop for all.  



thingAreas covered:



  • Types of personality disorders 
  • What is a ‘personality’? 
  • How personality disorders develop. 
  • Developmental processes. 
  • Coping mechanisms. 
  • Signs, symptoms, manifestations of the differing personality disorders. 
  • How personality disorders can affect your academic performance, your sporting & athletic performance, your relationships, your future, your life. 
  • Treatment options. 
  • How to ‘deal with’ or ‘cope with’ someone with a personality disorder. 



thingProgram Length:



·            Generally a two (2) sessions of one (1) hours duration each, with question time and feedback upon completion.

·          The first session covers the more theoretical elements of personality development, processes & coping mechanisms.

·          The second session deals more so with personality disorders.



thingHow the session is run:



·          Primarily an informational, educational session, with the aid of audio visual/powerpoint presentations. All necessary informational

             literature & material, brochures, pamphlets, workbooks & feedback forms supplied.




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