Borderline Personality Disorder: Current Knowledge and Future Directions Professional and Family Perspectives Saturday, June 3, 2006

Borderline Personality Disorder:
Current Knowledge and Future Directions Professional and Family Perspectives

Saturday, June 3, 2006
UCLA, Semel Institute


Sponsored by:

Friends of the Semel Institute
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder in association with NARSA.

Conference Program

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Robin Kissell, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy: Aiming for Deep Personality Change

Frank E. Yeomans, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Director of Training, Personality Disorders Institute

Assessing Suicide Risk in Borderline and Related Personality Disorders

Paul S. Links, M.D., FRCPC
Arthur Sommer Rotenberg Chair in Suicide Studies
St. Michael’s Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Toronto

Mentalization-Based Treatment: Understanding the Mind of the Borderline Patient

Anthony W. Bateman, M.D., FRCPsych.
Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health
London, UK

Benefits and Limitations of Psychopharmacologic Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Kenneth R. Silk, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Personality Disorders Program
University of Michigan Health System

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Emotion Regulation and Borderline Personality Disorder

Katherine Anne Comtois, Ph.D.
Senior Trainer, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine
Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Discussion of PerspectivesModerator:
Robin Kissell, M.D.
Participants:
Anthony W. Bateman, M.D., FRCPsych
Katherine Anne Comtois, Ph.D.
Frank E. Yeomans, M.D., Ph.D.

Understanding and Working with the Family of the Borderline Patient

Perry D. Hoffman, Ph.D.
President, National Education Alliance for
Borderline Personality Disorder (NEABPD)
Director, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
The Mount Sinai School of MedicineDixianne Penney, Dr.P.H.
Executive Vice President
National Education Alliance for
Borderline Personality Disorder
Managing Self-Injury and Suicidal Behavior in Borderline Personality DisorderBarbara Stanley, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Research Scientist, Department of Neuroscience
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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