Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders Part Two



Join Ellen Biros, MS, LCSW, as she delivers an intensive workshop and seminar designed to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and skills to recognize and treat your most difficult personality, disordered clients. Untangle the mystery of antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline clients and finally make a breakthrough in clinical treatment.

  • Manage the manipulative and controlling antisocial personality
  • Improve the narcissist’s understanding of empathy and identify the motivating factors in their pursuit of perfectionism
  • Understand the mind of a histrionic whose lack of boundaries and need for attention will challenge your tolerance and empathy  
  • Assist the borderline client to deal with their tsunami of emotions, self-harm tendencies, and desire to create chaos

You will explore various treatment modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Dialectical therapies. Leave with reliable and practical skills to include in your daily practice.


  • Identify and diagnose your antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline clients.
  • Examine client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each cluster B client type.
  • Explain how to manage antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline symptomatology and how this can better assist with treatment planning and reduction of symptoms.
  • Identify and counter treatment blockades to make therapeutic gains.
  • Implement CBT, DBT, and MI techniques to manage emotional dysregulation, improve self-worth, reduce impaired perceptions, and improve empathy.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors, & LMFT
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC, & NBCC
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
VCB EP # 143
OCDP Board # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 91
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes
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Ellen Biros earned a Master’s in Justice from the American University in Washington, DC. and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Georgia. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been practicing social work for over 20 years. Currently, she has a private practice where she specializes in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders, substance abuse issues, and emotional regulation problems. She also provides clinical supervision for social workers seeking their clinical licensure.
Ellen is an adjunct faculty member at The University of Phoenix in the College of Social Services and the College of Natural Sciences and at Tulane University in the School of Social Work. She has been a national continuing education speaker and has authored continuing education seminars including “Emotional Manipulators and Codependents: A Recipe for Disaster," “Unmasking Manipulative Relationships: Effective Strategies for Countering Covert Abuse," "Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda," and "Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders."
Ellen has been married for 21 years and has two daughters.


Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 6:30-8:30 PM EST

5:30-7:30 PM Central Time

4:30-6:30 PM Mountain Time

3:30-5:30 PM Pacific Time

2:30-4:30 PM Alaska

1:30-3:30 PM Hawaii