Tag Archives: borderline personality disorder

In Part I of this article (blog post dated August 26, 2014), I addressed the changing clientele of today’s family courts around the world. A majority of cases actually going to court appear to involve one or two parties with … Continue reading

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The following is an excerpt from the book: The Future of Family Court: Structure, Skills and Less Stress The Trouble with Making Decisions Most judges like making decisions and are very good at it. However, with high-conflict people, the issue’s … Continue reading

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I really appreciate the sincere comments from everyone over the past 2 weeks. As most of you pointed out, BPD (borderline personality disorder) and even NPD (narcissistic personality disorder) are very mis-understood issues and most people haven’t even heard of … Continue reading

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            Last Thursday I gave a full-day training to over 160 lawyers, mental health professionals, judicial officers and others on Managing High-Conflict Personalities in Divorce. One of the points I emphasized is that Family Courts … Continue reading

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This week, on May 13 and 14, I presented a 2-day training on managing high conflict personalities in divorce and family violence to over 75 social workers, therapists, lawyers and mediators in Ottawa. It was a very experienced group, and … Continue reading

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Last Friday I spoke all day to over 100 family lawyers (and a few family therapists) about managing personality disorders in family law cases. I gave them all our techniques for handling high-conflict clients, but I was also asked to … Continue reading

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Last week I spoke to over 100 California Family Court judges and mediators in Los Angeles. My topic was “Managing Challenging Personalities in Family Law.” It’s been five years since I spoke to them and I focused less on personality … Continue reading

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Last week I gave a training to over 60 mediators at the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. Since I had all day, I was able to talk about the brain and also focus on practicing several techniques for … Continue reading

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