BPD Books for Professionals

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
Marsha M. Linehan
A step-by-step guide to teaching clients four sets of skills: interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. Implementing DBT behavioral skills training procedures, it provides everything the clinician needs to implement the program in skills training groups or with individual clients.
 Borderline Personality Disorder: Meeting the Challenges to Successful Treatment
 Borderline Personality Disorder: Meeting the Challenges to Successful Treatment
Perry Hoffman, PhD, and Penny Steiner-Grossman
BPD lags far behind other disorders such as schizophrenia in terms of research and treatment interventions. Debates about diagnosis, etiology, neurobiology, genetics, medication, and treatment still persist.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents
Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents
Alec L. Miller, Jill H. Rathus, and Marsha M. Linehan PhD
Filling a tremendous need, this highly practical book adapts the proven techniques of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treatment of multi-problem adolescents at highest risk for suicidal behavior and self-injury. Insightful guidance on how to handle emotions is demonstrated by case illustrations and sample dialogues.
Mentalization-based Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder
Mentalization-based Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practical Guide
Anthony Bateman and Peter Fonagy
Mentalizing, the ability to understand oneself and others by inferring the mental states that lie behind overt behavior – develops during childhood within the context of a secure attachment relationship.
Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical Guide

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical Guide
John G. Gunderson and Paul S. Links
Covering the range of clinical presentations, treatments, levels of care, and comprehensive guides to the diagnosis and treatment of BPD. It includes new research about BPD’s relationship to other disorders and up-to-date descriptions of empirically validated treatments.

Understanding and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
Understanding and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide for Professionals and Families
John G. Gunderson and Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
A Guide for Professionals and Families offers both a valuable update for mental health professionals and much-needed information and encouragement for BPD patients and their families and friends.
DBT Skills TRaining Manual
DBT® Skills Training Manual, Second Edition
Marsha M. Linehan PhD
The developer of dialectical behavior therapy, this comprehensive resource provides vital tools for implementing DBT skills training. The reproducible teaching notes, handouts, and worksheets used for over two decades by hundreds of thousands of practitioners have been significantly revised and expanded to reflect important research and clinical advances. The book gives complete instructions for orienting clients to DBT, plus teaching notes for the full range of mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills.