7th Annual Yale BPD Conference – April 14-15, 2011

Empirically Supported Therapies for Borderline Personality Disorder:
Common and Distinguishing Aspects of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT)

Anthony Bateman, M.D. and Alan Fruzzetti, Ph.D.

The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital

Austen Riggs Center
Silver Hill Hospital

Conference Program

Day 1: Expert Discussions and Demonstrations – Thursday April 14th

Welcome and Orientation to the day Perry D. Hoffman, PhD; Seth R. Axelrod, PhD; Anthony Bateman, MA, FRCPsych and Alan Fruzzetti, PhD
Is the goal integration? Lois Choi-Kain, MD with response from Drs. Bateman and Fruzzetti
Discussion of the day’s findings Drs. Bateman and Fruzzetti and MBT and DBT experts

Day 2: Main Conference Day – Friday, April 15th

Welcome Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
Opening Remarks John Krystal, MD
Overview of the BPD Diagnosis and Challenges Seth Axelrod, PhD
Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT) Anthony Bateman, MA, FRCPsych
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Alan Fruzzetti, PhD
Consumer and Family Perspectives Kiera Van Gelder, MFA and Marie-Paule de Valdivia, MBS
Clinical demonstrations of MBT

Clinical demonstrations of DBT

by Drs. Bateman and Fruzzetti, followed by Panel Discussion: Common and distinguishing features of MBT and DBT
Panel Discussion: Conclusions and future directions Drs. Lois Choi-Kain, Robin Kissell, Sarah Reynolds, and Shireen Rizvi, with response from Drs. Bateman and Fruzzetti