Week 10: Psychotherapy with Personality Disorders Kyong Power…       Week 10: Psychotherapy with Personality DisordersKyong PowerWalden UniversityDr. WrightFebruary 04, 2022       Personality Disorders and Psychotherapy            Personality disorders are thinking, feeling, and behaving that make a person different from others. An individual’s personality is related to experiences, environment, and inherited characteristics. A personality disorder is unique thinking and behaving that turns from the culture’s expectations, causes distress or problems functioning, and lasts over time. This paper is aimed at borderline personality disorder and psychotherapeutic management.A borderline personality disorder is a pattern of the extreme feeling of inadequacy and extreme sensitivity to criticism. Individuals with avoidant personality disorder tend to feel inadequate and are sensitive to being judged by others. They have this great fear of rejection; hence, they avoid interaction and seem socially withdrawn (APA, 2013). Borderline personality is a mental health disorder that impacts how you think about yourself and others.To associated with excessive self-criticism, extreme emotion and attention-seeking pattern, chronic feelings of emptiness, and dissociative states under stress. Empathy cannot recognize the feelings and needs of others related to interpersonal hypersensitivity. Intimacy, unstable, conflict close relationships, marked by mistrust, neediness, and anxious precautions. Inconsistent emotional experiences and frequent mood changes, emotions that quickly aroused/intense and out of proportion (APA, 2013).Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) describes commitment as an intention to take specific actions or inaction as a clear plan toward one’s goal. They are treating individuals and families with severe anxiety providing supervision and consultation on the interdisciplinary program (Gold, 2021). DBT is an evidence-based cognitive-behavioral intervention that has been proven to help problems such as personal relationships, emotion distress tolerance in women with a personality disorder, or displaying self-harm and suicidal behaviors (McIntyre, 2020).Explain the therapeutic relationship is in psychiatryThe therapeutic relationship is significant, most especially with mental health issues. The association helps predict the outcome across psychiatric settings (Bolsinger et al., 2020). It will never be easy to break the news about a person’s diagnosis. Studies have shown that therapists have a challenging time telling their patients that they are diagnosed with Borderline Personality. To share the diagnosis with the client is to explain the importance of mental health and borderline personality. The patient’s assessment revealed and explained that the client is experiencing Borderline Personality. To provide the DSM 5 criteria of the patient’s diagnosis is to effectively communicate and present their condition in layman’s terms or in a way they understand. The patient’s condition is its manifestations. A possible action plan to identify as mental illness is a complex social process that causes stigmatizing and socially problematic; a mental illness diagnosis decides the criteria for what is considered normal (Weiste et al., 2021).According to Jaber et al. (2021) studies, BPD is evident in the patient’s family’s mental health. Providing psychoeducation and family therapy improves the emotional effect and problems resolution and reduces stress (Jaber et al., 2021).Group therapy is beneficial for enhancing an individual’s interaction/socialization skills by listening to others with the same concern. It promotes the individual’s realization that they are not alone, increasing comfort; thus, helping the individual speak up and interact more. Mutual support through group therapy sessions is a positive method used in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for borderline personality disorder (Keller et al., 2017).ConclusionWith DBT, it is beneficial for patients to have a support system and psychoeducation. Establishing a positive therapeutic relationship with the patient will help with their progress through a willingness to participate in more individual, family, or group therapy sessions. Promoting psychoeducation and psychotherapies will provide better treatment outcomes for patients and their families. The resources used in the paper are scholarly, peer review is less than five years old, and resources from the Walden University Library.ReferencesAPA. (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). [MBS Direct]. 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