With Joseph Zannella LADC
A 1 hour Webinar training


PRESENTATION: This one hour web based training is designed to specifically address how to diagnose and treat two of the most common personality disorders among the co-occurring patient population. The course content is intended to advance the understanding of assessing and treating clients who have personality disorders and personality disordered characteristics that interfere with effective treatment. Information on the biological and environmental influences will be discussed.

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of how personality disordered functioning develops as it relates to differentiating which symptoms of normal personality functioning are exacerbated in abnormal psychopathology.
  • Gain techniques on how to effectively treat these two personality disordered individuals.
  • Be able to discuss diagnostic criteria along a dimensional model of personality functioning.


ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Joseph has 28 years of experience working with mental health and addiction issues. He specializes in helping people with Anxiety issues, Recovery from Addictions, and Eating Disorders. He has been the Director of Outpatient Programs in Bridgeport for Connecticut Renaissance for the last four years, and was the Director of the Renfrew Center of Southern Connecticut for five years specializing in treating clients with Eating Disorders. He is on the faculty of the New England Institute of Addiction Studies for 12 years teaching the Neurobiology of Addictions, early recovery issues and the history of addiction treatment. With Clinical and Administrative skills and in his work as a professional educator he has unique qualifications to assist both clinicians and clients. He is also in private practice in Fairfield County, CT.

Online Contact Hours:

All participants that would like a certificate worth 1 online continuing education unit are required to view the webinar and complete & pass the quiz that is posted above. After completing the quiz, NHADACA members receive a certificate for free and non-members receive a certificate for a $15 fee. A certificate will be emailed to you within 21 business days after the quiz is submitted (with a passing grade), and payment is received.
If you would like a certificate worth 1 online learning Contact Hours, please upload the quiz and evaluation files below:



Please contact our office at 603-225-7060 if you have any trouble downloading the documents. Once you have completed the quiz and evaluation please email them to traininginstitute@nhadaca.org. You can also fax to 603.589.1191. Your certificate will be emailed back to you within 21 business days (the quiz must be paid for, completed and passed with an 80% or better to receive 1 online learning CE). To pay for your quiz, you may call our office, or pay Via Paypal to pay on line.