DBT: Check the Facts

DBT: Check the Facts

Introduction Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is the most effective treatment for people suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), even before medication. However, the entire DBT booklet and practices can be really tough to learn, hard to follow, and...
Is self-harm really about the attention?

Is self-harm really about the attention?

Self-harm can be a really sensitive topic, especially when it comes to the argument about whether or not it’s for attention. Some people might not agree with me, but I do believe that self-harm can sometimes be for attention, but not necessarily in a negative...
The Depressed Side of Borderline

The Depressed Side of Borderline

A lot of the time I talk about the extreme mood swings, poor interpersonal skills, and impulse control issues when I talk about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), which are all valid but today I want to shed light on something that is a little less talked about,...
How to Date Someone with BPD

How to Date Someone with BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) manifests itself in several ways but one of the most prevalent ways is through interpersonal relationships. This is why Marsha Linehan, the creator of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) which is the main treatment for people...
How to Accommodate an Employee with BPD (I) What is it?

How to Accommodate an Employee with BPD (I) What is it?

WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? I’m diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and I recently had some trouble at work. I later sat down to think about why I was struggling, what I needed from my employer, and what I needed to work on myself. I ended up having a great...