Online Therapist Locators
Before you start looking for a therapist you may want to review the type of therapists that can treat Borderline Personality Disorder and the different types of treatment care that are available for people with BPD.
DBT CLINICAL RESOURCE DIRECTORY is a list of teams with at least one member who has completed the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Training™ through Behavioral Technology. DBT is considered one of the Most effective therapies used to treat BPPD.
PSYCHOLOGY TODAY THERAPIST LOCATOR is a comprehensive list of therapists that can be sorted by state, zip code, and by disorder. When you get to the listings for your area you can look at the list on the left and choose Borderline Personality Disorder from the drop-down under “Issues:”. Then you can refine your search by picking a type of therapy e.g. DBT or CBT, from the drop-down under “Treatment Orientation:”.
FIND A CBT THERAPIST through the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies directory of CBT therapists. Cognitive and behavioral therapies usually are short-term treatments (i.e., often between 6-20 sessions) that focus on teaching clients specific skills.
AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION has listings of psychiatrist in the US. A psychiatrist specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness and substance abuse disorders.
AMERICAN ACEDEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY. Choosing a child and adolescent psychiatrist is a big decision. Often it is difficult to know when to seek help. Once you have decided to find treatment it can be hard to know where to find it. Child psychiatrists may or may may not be experience in treating Borderline Personality Disorder.