Psychologists, therapists, and other mental health professionals who treat clients with personality disorders need to develop formal treatment plans. These time-consuming plans must conform to requirements of managed care organizations and other third party payers.
ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is the series editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners. He is also the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan. MICHELE J. RUSIN, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and a member of the faculty of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. She has worked in acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation since 1982, and now specializes in psychotherapy with persons who have neuropsychological impairments and their families.