Course: NEW! Emotional Vampires: Dealing with People Who Drain You Dry--'Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition'
by Albert J. Bernstein, PhD
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In this book (2nd edition), Dr. Albert J. Bernstein helps us spot the 'vampires' in our lives. He illustrates their strategies and their language to get control over our lives. He says, 'It's not your blood they drain, it's your emotional energy.' Dr. Bernstein will help you and your clients see the self-serving Narcissists, hedonistic Antisocials, exhausting Paranoids, or over-the-top drama queens. He shares valuable advice, psychological perspectives, and much needed humor as he gives clinicians a range of defense strategies that will keep the blood-sucking creatures of darkness from draining them dry. Clinicians can easily modify his approach to help their clients be more assertive with those crossing their boundaries-draining them dry. This course is based on the 2nd edition (2012), of this well received book.
Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:
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Bio: Albert J. Bernstein, PhDAlbert J. Bernstein is the best selling author of Dinosaur Brains, Neanderthals at Work, Sacred Bull, and Am I the Only Sane One Working Here? He received his PhD in clinical psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University and he is a noted speaker, columnist, and business consultant. Dr. Bernstein is well known for teaching people to confront difficult and frightening situations with wit, wisdom, grace, and liberal doses of humor.