Archive by Author

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

DBT is a skills-based treatment that can help you to regulate your emotions, have more successful interpersonal relationships, provide you skills to manage distress and increase mindfulness to your thoughts, feelings, and your environment. In addition to helping treat a variety of mental health disorders, DBT can teach you a healthier way to cope that will help you to maintain your recovery, improve your overall quality of life, and build a life worth living.

>> Read full story Comments ( 1 )

Borderline Personality Disorder Conferences in 2017

There are plenty of conferences scheduled in 2017 for industry leaders to present the latest research and treatment options for people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

Why Learning DBT Skills Can Help Your Family Member with BPD

When you have a family member with Borderline Personality Disorder, learning DBT skills can mean the difference between having a tumultuous relationship and finding a middle ground that allows them to feel supported and understood.

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

How to Help Your Loved One with BPD Start Their Career

While not everyone with BPD will struggle when it comes to finding and starting a career, for many, it will be a life-long challenge. So how can you help your loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder navigate their career path?

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

Borderline Personality Disorder Conferences in 2014

This year finds big names in Borderline Personality Disorder treatment gathering around the globe to present research and discuss various aspects of BPD treatment and BPD symptoms.

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

Do SSRIs Increase Self-Harm in People with Borderline Personality Disorder?

A recent study examines the relationship between SSRIs and self-harmful behaviors in people diagnosed with BPD and depression.

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

Borderline Personality Disorder and the (Mis)Interpretation of Anger

A 2013 study shows that people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) may have difficulty interpreting the facial expressions of others. But there is a plus side to these findings.

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

5 Tips on Navigating the Holiday Season (and Family) with BPD

The holidays. Such a joyous time of year! Unless time spent with your family is one of your triggers. Here are five tips on navigating the holiday season when you have Borderline Personality Disorder.

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

Using DBT Skills in the Workplace

If you find yourself in an emotionally charged moment at your workplace, see if you can practice a few of these DBT skills to get you through the conflict in a healthy way.

>> Read full story Leave a Comment

Better Distress Tolerance through DBT

Just a few ways you can have better distress tolerance through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

>> Read full story Comments ( 1 )