Online Course » BDD: A Narrative Approach to Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Course Description:
This course discusses treatment issues related to body dysmorphic disorder and describes the application of narrative therapy to work with individuals diagnosed with this disorder. A case example is included.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss diagnostic considerations with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, identifying issues of comorbidity, etiology, and treatment;
  • Describe the central concepts of narrative therapy and provide an illustration; and
  • Develop a treatment plan based on narrative therapy for individuals diagnosed with BDD.
Author Bio:
Daiana da Costa, Treasa M. Nelson, James Rudes, Jeffrey T. Guterman are affiliated with the Counseling Department, Adrian Dominican School of Education, Barry University.
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