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Online Workshop Via Zoom

Bonus: receive 60-day access to the recording when you register!

Accurate Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder and Comorbid Conditions
with Dr. Daniel Fox, PhD

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***Please read before registering: You have the choice of attending this workshop live on October 12th (and also get 60 days access to the recording to review the content) or if you are not able to attend live on October 12th, you can register for the home study version only. Please only register to one of these options.



Thursday, October 12th, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:15 PM Eastern 8:00 AM - 10:15 AM Pacific CA/USA 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM Mountain CA/USA 4:00 PM - 6:15 PM London, UK 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM Madrid, Spain 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM Berlin, Germany 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM Copenhagen, Denmark 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM Helsinki, Finland

Live Online via Zoom

Video via Home Study
(60 days access)






Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, MFTs, LPCs, graduate-level Counselors, any other mental health professionals/providers.

Workshop Description

The accurate diagnosis of bipolar disorder and its comorbid conditions is a critical aspect of mental health care, contributing to effective treatment planning to improve client outcomes and achieve therapeutic success. This workshop will explore the challenges faced by clinicians in diagnosing bipolar disorder, especially when it is accompanied by other coexisting mental health disorders.  We are going to break down this complex disorder and its common complex comorbid conditions to build your knowledge base, insight, and awareness to help you have a great impact on your clients who have bipolar disorder. 

By attending this workshop, you will learn:


  • An understanding of bipolar disorder, its various subtypes, symptomatology, and the common comorbid conditions often present alongside it. 

  • Knowledge to surmount obstacles to accurate diagnosis: Using research and clinical experience, Dr. Fox will identify the challenges clinicians encounter when diagnosing bipolar disorder, including differentiating it from other mood disorders, personality disorders, and anxiety disorders. 

  • Uncovering diagnostic strategies and efficacious treatment: This workshop will focus on reliable diagnostic approaches and efficacious treatment when working with individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain at least one (1) challenge clinicians face in diagnosing bipolar disorder.

  2. Identify at least two (2) common comorbid conditions that often present alongside bipolar disorder.

The Envision Difference

100 % online:  Develop your skills from the comfort of your home or office via Zoom.

Live Q&A:  Ask questions during the Live Q & A with the presenter and participants.

60 Days access:  Can't attend live?  Watch later. 60 days of access to the workshop recording and materials and receive a certificate with CEs for home study learning.


Workshop Schedule - Eastern Time (ET) 

11:00 am - 11:45 am (ET)

  • Is there a problem with bipolar disorder?

  • How prevalent is it?

  • Bipolar subtypes

  • Bipolar disorder and substance use

11:45 am - 12:00 pm (ET)

  • Break

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm (ET)

  • Bipolar disorder and common comorbid conditions

  1. Psychotic disorders

  2. Depressive disorders

  3. Anxiety disorders

  4. Borderline personality disorder

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)

  • Treatment options and strategi​es

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm (ET)

  • Q & A


About Daniel Fox

Dr. Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in Texas, international speaker, and multiple-award winning author. He has been specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for over 20 years in the state and federal prison system, universities, and in private practice. His specialty areas include personality disorders, ethics, burnout prevention, and emotional intelligence. He has published several books and articles in these areas. Dr. Fox has been teaching and supervising students for over 20 years at various universities across the United States. He is currently a staff psychologist in the federal prison system, Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Houston, as well as maintaining a private practice that specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals with complex psychopathology and personality disorders. Dr. Fox has given numerous workshops and seminars on ethics and personality disorders, personality disorders and crime, treatment solutions for treating clients along the antisocial, borderline, narcissistic, and histrionic personality spectrum, emotional intelligence, managing mental health within the prison system, and others.


Continuing Education (CE) Credits:
2 CE credits/contact hours awarded
*CE credits also available for the home study version!
See our FAQ section below for more information

American Psychological Association (APA)  

Envision Counselling & Consulting, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Envision Counselling & Consulting, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)  

Envision Counselling & Consulting, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Envision Counselling & Consulting, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program.  



National Board for Certified Counselors  

Envision Counselling and Consulting has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7241. Programs that do not                  qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Envision Counselling and Consulting is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)  

The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC)  

Please ensure to check with your individual state boards/regulatory body to verify Continuing Education Credit Hours requirements and if the workshop you are planning to take qualifies. Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about a specific course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

CE credits



What are the requirements for obtaining CEs?

Participants must have logged in at the start of the live interactive webinar and logged out at the end, and attended the entire webinar to receive a certificate. Failure to log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire webinar. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates will be available following webinar completion. If participants watch the recording (home study) version of the presentation, they will have access to Self-Study CE credits after completion of a short quiz.

Do I have to pay extra for CE credits?

No. The cost of CE credits is included with your workshop registration fee.​

If I cannot attend live, can I still get CE credits?

Yes. You can access the recording in the home study version, watch it in its entirety, and then pass a quiz with a score of 75% or higher. After taking the quiz, you will be able to download a certificate as proof of completion.

How do I access the home study version when it becomes available?

You will be emailed five (5) business days after the live event with instructions on how you can access Envision's online learning platform. Sign in to your online account: Locate the email and click on your personal sign-in link to set your password. You cannot locate the email we sent? Login directly through the platform. Copy and paste the link below into your web browser: To login, use the email address you provided when you registered for the workshop. To create your password, click on "Forgot Password" and set up a password for your account. If you already have an account and password, use those credentials to login.

How long do I have to review the recording?

You will have 60 days to review the recording. The recording will be made available approximately five (5) business days after the live workshop.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation on a registered spot must be no later than five (5) days prior to the live event. There will be no penalty fee for cancellation.

If I have special needs or require accommodations, what do I do?

Email at least five (5) business days prior to the live workshop to request accommodations or discuss your needs. Envision cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

If I have a complaint or grievance, who do I contact?

Please email All grievances must be in writing and will be replied to within 5 - 10 business days.

Is there commercial support or a conflict of interest for this presentation?

Dr. Daniel Fox receives a speaking honorarium from Envision. There are no known conflicts of interests or commercial support for this program. Envision does not receive any financial support for this presentation. Literature may be referred to during the presentation. Envision will not receive any book royalties and was not offered any financial incentives for the mention of those books. Please note that authors of these books will get a royalty from any sale made of their books as per their agreement with the publishing company. For more information on any potential conflict of interest or financial support, attendees may email Envision at

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