Digital Seminar

Telehealth for Clients with Personality Disorders

Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D.
2 Hours
Audio and Video
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Apr 29, 2020
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Clients with personality disorders are some of those individuals hardest hit with managing a change in clinical structure and environment.

If clients struggle in the physical office, won’t it be worse, less structured, and even more risky for sessions conducted using teletherapy?

It doesn’t have to be.

Join psychologist and personality disorder expert, Dr. Daniel J. Fox, in this 2-hour recording as he prepares you to work with your personality disorder clients using telehealth.

You’ll leave this recording knowing: 

  • What to prep pre-session  
  • How to structure telehealth sessions for personality disorder clients 
  • Specifics of implementing treatment via teletherapy 
  • Unique telehealth treatment issues to consider



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DANIEL J. FOX, Ph.D., has been treating and specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for the last 14 years in the state and federal prison system, universities, and in private practice. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas and has published several articles on personality, ethics, and neurofeedback. He is the author of The Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders (PESI, 2013), Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic Workbook (PESI, 2015) and Narcissistic Personality Disorder Toolbox (PESI, 2018). His specialty areas include personality disorders, ethics and emotional intelligence.

Dr. Fox has been teaching and supervising students for the last 13 years at various universities across the country, some of which include West Virginia University, Texas A&M University, University of Houston, Sam Houston State University, and Florida State University. He is a staff psychologist at the Federal Detention Center in Houston, Texas, adjunct assistant professor at University of Houston, as well as maintaining a private practice that specializes in working with difficult clients. Dr. Fox has given numerous workshops and seminars on ethics and personality disorders, personality disorders and crime, emotional intelligence, managing mental health within the prison system and others.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Daniel Fox is in private practice. He receives royalties as an author for PESI Publishing & Media. Dr. Fox receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Daniel Fox has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

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  1. Determine what personality disorder issues and concerns are present through core content and surface content identification.   
  2. Evaluate the challenges and utility of teletherapy, inherent ethical pitfalls, legal liability, and effective risk management for clients with personality disorders. 
  3. Develop therapist confidence and success addressing and treating complex personality disorders when using teletherapy.  


Your Guide to Navigating Telehealth Therapy  

  • What methods of teletherapy are available?  
  • How to address connection problems in a therapeutic manner  
  • Assess your client’s interest and willingness to participate   
  • Does one session equal all sessions of teletherapy?   
  • How to integrate key components of CBT, IPT, DBT, IRT, and other treatment applications in a telehealth setting 

Telehealth and the Treatment of Personality Disorders 

  • Identify core and surface structure personality disorder content in your clients and why you need to do it 
  • Assess complex cases and how this changes treatment  
  • Identify and block maladaptive behaviours when using teletherapy 
  • Can you use EVT using teletherapy? 
  • The greatest fear: Managing the suicidal client and teletherapy 

Target Audience

  • Counselors 
  • Social Workers 
  • Psychologists 
  • Psychotherapists 
  • Therapists 
  • Addiction Counselors 
  • Marriage and Family Therapists 
  • Case Managers 
  • Nurses 
  • Other Mental Health Professionals 

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