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Emotional Manipulators and Codependents: Understanding the Attraction

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  • Learn Why Emotional Manipulators and Codependents are Drawn Together
  • Understand the Binding Nature of These Relationships
  • Understand the Complex Origin of Emotional Manipulation and Codependency

Emotional manipulators and codependents are perpetually and inevitably drawn to each other. The attraction dynamic is so strong that both partners pursue each other despite therapeutic interventions, multiple failed relationships and painful consequences. This seminar investigates the relationship dynamic that irresistibly draws emotional manipulators (Borderline, Narcissistic and Antisocial Personality Disorders) and Codependents together.

Using a unique, fresh and innovative approach, Ross Rosenberg will explain the fundamentals of this attraction dynamic. He will describe the nature of these binding and lasting relationships, which are often immune to personal or professional assistance. Ross will introduce his “Continuum of Self” model, which ties together the complex web of underlying psychological forces that inescapably draws the emotional manipulators and codependent into enduring and mutually inescapable relationships. You will explore why these two personality types exist in an intense, fluid and self-correcting system that creates an enduring magnetic attraction.

You will also learn why these opposite personality types create a destructive, lasting and ultimately pathological relationship. Ross will describe in detail symptoms and traits of Codependency and Emotional Manipulators (Narcissistic, Borderline and Antisocial Personality Disorders). Most importantly, you will learn how to help codependent victims recognize their own propensity to be attracted to emotional manipulators. Therapy approaches will be briefly discussed. With an understanding of this “magnetic” relationship force, psychotherapeutic efforts can be more focused and effective. At the end of the day, you will leave with a deeper understanding about these destructive relationships.

OUTLINE

Behind the Mask of the Manipulators

  • Who are these manipulators?
  • Why do they have so much power?
  • An examination of emotional manipulatorsAntisocial Personality Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
      • Subtypes of NPD

Who are the Codependents?

  • Why do people who sacrifice and love unconditionally get hurt get so badly?
  • Traits of codependency

The “Dysfunctional Relationship Dance”

  • Opposite personality types are natural “dance partners”
  • Why these two remain together
  • Why this dance is destructive and inevitable

Manipulators and codependents are human magnets

  • The attraction dynamic has magnetic properties
  • “Human Magnets” are irresistibly pulled together
  • Is it possible to break free from the dysfunctional force?

The Continuum of Self (COS) Explanation

  • A new way to measure self within relationships
  • Codependents and Emotional Manipulators are on opposite sides of a continuum
  • Dysfunctional opposites are inversely attracted to each other
  • The relationship attraction is understood with simple math
  • Explains the natural balance between opposites
  • Why the attraction dynamic is definitive and repeatable

Family Systems and the Continuum of Self Concept

  • Why dysfunctional relationships resist change
  • When stable is not good
  • Families are controlled by their thermostat
  • Why equilibrium is king

Continuum of Self and Love & Romance Addictions

  • Emotional Manipulators and Codependents may be love addicted

Why Addictions and Personality disorders seem the same but are not

  • The importance of differential diagnosis

The Etiology of the Emotional Manipulative Disorders and of Codependency

  • Can the Codependents and Manipulators Change?
  • Can the patterns be broken?
  • What is the prognosis?

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify and diagnose emotionally manipulative individuals (Borderline, Narcissistic and Antisocial Personality Disorders).
  • Identify and diagnose codependent clientele.
  • Demonstrate the complex relationship dynamic occurring between emotional manipulators and codependents.
  • Explain the working definition of the Continuum of Self model.
  • Outline how to integrate the Continuum of Self model into a therapy practice.
  • Recognize the etiology of Emotionally Manipulative-related Personality Disorders.
  • Recognize the etiology of codependency.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Ross A. Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC is the owner of Clinical Care Consultants – a counseling center in the northern suburbs of Chicago. For over 20 years, Ross has been a psychotherapist, administrator, and professional trainer in the mental health, social service and/or child welfare fields. As an expert in the codependency/co-addiction and addiction field, especially sex and Internet addiction, Ross provides comprehensive counseling, training and consultation services. His professional trainings span the topic areas of sex and internet addictions, codependency, narcissism and borderline personality disorders, attention deficit disorder and the clinical implications of technological advances. As a psychotherapist, Ross specializes in the fields of substance abuse, addictions, codependency / co-addictions, Attention Deficit Disorder, challenging teens and trauma resolution. Ross’s counseling / psychotherapy style has been described as solution focused, analytical, and educational while also being warm, intuitive, healing, spiritual, and compassionate. According to Ross, “for every problem, there is a solution; and within a warm and respectful therapeutic relationship lies the power to overcome the most seemingly overwhelming obstacles.”


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TARGET AUDIENCE

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses and other Mental Health Professionals

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. Additional certificates are available for $19.99. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Continuing Education Information:  This activity qualifies for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses and other Mental Health Professionals. For states that differ from national board approval see details below. For states not listed or do not accept national approvals please contact CMI or your licensing board.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

PSYCHOLOGISTS

PSYCHOLOGISTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CMI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CMI is offering this activity for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

SOCIAL WORKERS

SOCIAL WORKERS:  CMI Education Institute, Provider #1062, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Suite B, Culpeper, VA 22701. www.aswb.org. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2011-January 27, 2014. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 6.25 live or 6.25 self-study (Clinical) continuing education clock hours in participating in this activity after successful completion of the post test/evaluation form. Course Level: All Levels.

FLORIDA SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.25 self-study continuing education credits.

After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

ILLINOIS SOCIAL WORKERS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study contact hours.

MINNESOTA SOCIAL WORKERS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #:  CEP-140. This course has been approved for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

NEW JERSEY SOCIAL WORKERS: This activity qualifies for an approved continuing education offering for New Jersey Social Workers. The New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners has approved this activity for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study (Clinical) credit hours.

COUNSELORS

COUNSELORS: CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider of the National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider #: 5637. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. This activity qualifies for 6.25 live or 6.25 self-study contact hours.

CALIFORNIA COUNSELORS/SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS/LICENSED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #: 2087. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

OHIO COUNSELORS/SOCIAL WORKERS/MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit. No self-study credit hours available.

ADDICTION COUNSELORS

ADDICTION COUNSELORS: CMI Education Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by the National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), provider #: 00131. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. This activity qualifies for 7.5 live or 7.5 self-study contact hours.

CALIFORNIA ALCOHOLISM & DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider #:  OS-03-036-1013. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study hours of continuing education credit.

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS: This activity consists of 380 minutes live or 6.25 self-study of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

ILLINOIS MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS:  CMI Education Institute has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:  168-000156. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study credits. 

TEXAS MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS:  CMI Education Institute has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study continuing education credits.

NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS

NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS: This activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. CMI Education Institute, Inc, is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by theANCC for behavioral health related activities. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance.

This activity qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study contact hours.

CALIFORNIA NURSES:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13305 for 6.0 live or 6.0 self-study contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance.

FLORIDA NURSES: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 live or 6.3 self-study contact hours.

After completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cecmi@cmieducation.org to have your credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

IOWA NURSES:  CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 7.2 live or 7.6 self-study contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal.

OTHER PROFESSIONS: This activity qualifies for 6.25 live or 6.25 self-study continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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Faculty

  • Ross A. Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC
    • Ross A. Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC is the owner of Clinical Care Consultants – a counseling center in the northern suburbs of Chicago. For over 20 years, Ross has been a psychotherapist, administrator, and professional trainer in the mental health, social service and/or child welfare fields. As an expert in the codependency/co-addiction and addiction field, especially sex and Internet addiction, Ross provides comprehensive counseling, training and consultation services. His professional trainings span the topic areas of sex and Internet addictions, codependency, narcissism and borderline personality disorders, attention deficit disorder and the clinical implications of technological advances. As a psychotherapist, Ross specializes in the fields of substance abuse, addictions, codependency / co-addictions, Attention Deficit Disorder, challenging teens and trauma resolution. Ross’ counseling / psychotherapy style has been described as solution focused, analytical, and educational while also being warm, intuitive, healing, spiritual, and compassionate. According to Ross, “for every problem, there is a solution; and within a warm and respectful therapeutic relationship lies the power to overcome the most seemingly overwhelming obstacles.”

Course Materials

  • Buy It/Rent It Manual (59 pages)
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  • Webcast Manual (85 pages)