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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.

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The Importance of Empathy in BPD Support

Empathy allows us to be really present with a loved one. It gives us a chance to stop thinking about ourselves, stop making judgments or conclusions, and gives us an opportunity to become absorbed in another person’s perspective on the world.

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NEABPD to Hold Los Angeles Fundraiser

The fundraising dinner, hosted by Clearview Treatment Programs Women’s Center for Borderline Personality and Emotional Disorders in Los Angeles, will benefit individuals and families affected by BPD.

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Talking to Your Family Member about Getting Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

You may feel anxious, nervous, or scared to approach your loved one about getting Borderline Personality Disorder treatment. Keeping in mind that BPD treatment can do nothing but help your family member, here are a few tips to help you broach the subject:

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Finding Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment for Your Family Member

Learn more about the different approaches to treating the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder, then find the BPD treatment center that best suits the needs of your family.

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Does My Family Member Need Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment?

If your family member has trouble regulating his or her emotions, and if those emotions are as erratic as they are intense, you might wonder whether or not he or she has Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Understanding the Borderline Mother

The relationship between mother and child is one universally recognized as one of the single most influential factors in a person’s physical, psychological, and emotional well-being. When a mother has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), her influence over her child can be extremely damaging on many levels.

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How Mentalization Can Improve Your Family Relationships

In this article, we will examine how family communication that does not include mentalization can lead to a cycle of misunderstandings and dysfunction, and increase distress and vulnerability.

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Loving Someone with BPD: Overcoming ‘Inhibited Grieving’

“Inhibited grieving” is the suppression of emotion as a result of constant conflict. In this article, we will examine how families can start to overcome it and build stronger relationships with their loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Signs of a BPD Mother: How to Cope

Even if your mother hasn’t received an official Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis, there are some signs to keep an eye out for.

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