Helping Each Other Through COVID-19

Ways to Support Ourselves and Our Loved Ones who have
Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation

Due to our overwhelming wait list for Family Connections™ we are offering a webinar series to educate and provide skills to those struggling with a loved one who has characteristics of BPD and/or emotion dysregulation.  This is for people who have yet to participate in Family Connections™ or for those who need a refresher.

Relationship Mindfulness with Dr. Karla Aguirre

Wednesday, April 1st at 7pm EST

Advanced registration required.

Radical Acceptance with Nancy Epstein

Thursday, April 2 at 7pm EST

Advanced registration required.

Self Validation and Observing Limits
with Susan Davidson

Friday, April 3 at 7:30pm EST

Advanced registration required.

Validation with Marie-Paule deValdivia

Monday, April 6 at 7:30pm EST

Advanced registration required.

Watch our past webinars

  • Skills for Surviving a Pandemic
  • What is BPD and Emotion Dysregulation?
  • Changing Your Family Environment
Family Connections in different settings and intensities for underserved and geographically isolated families: a non-randomised comparison study

Sophie I. Liljedahl, Nikolaus Kleindienst, Margit Wångby-Lundh, Lars-Gunnar Lundh, Daiva Daukantaitė, Alan E. Fruzzetti and Sofie Westling

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious psychological and psychosocial disorder where people have extreme difficulties regulating their emotions. Problems include intense and volatile emotions (such as shame, anger, sadness or anxiety), chaotic relationships, impulsivity, unstable sense of self, suicide attempts, self-harm, fears of abandonment, and chronic feelings of emptiness. With effective treatment and support, data show that most people with BPD can make great progress, with important gains even in one year across a variety of problem areas.

Many will no longer meet criteria for BPD. Similarly, data show that with help, family members also report big reductions in grief and feelings of burden, as well as an increased sense of mastery and family satisfaction. Over time, 80% of BPD sufferers reduce their symptoms.

NEABPD was initially created as a resource and support group for the families of the BPD diagnosis. NEABPD has now grown to be a large community of both people and information. You don’t have to travel this path alone.There is hope.

Welcome to the National Education Alliance for
Borderline Personality Disorder website

We invite you to look at the wealth of information on the site and also to explore our Media Library, an international resource of audio and video postings. We thank the many hundreds of presenters who gave of their time to make this the largest global media library on borderline personality disorder. All resources are available for you at no cost.

Please share your thoughts, suggestions and comments on the site with us. Donations to support our effort are greatly appreciated!

McLean Hospital renaming the BPD Training Institute

McLean Hospital renaming the BPD Training Institute

McLean Hospital announcing the new Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute the renamed BPD Training Institute in honor of John Gunderson, MD   announcing the new Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute the renamed BPD Training Institute in honor of John...

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