It should come as no surprise for people living with BPD that finding treatment can be a difficult and vexing process. As Daniel S. Lobel Ph.D. points out in his Psychology Today article, the reasons many therapists resist treating Borderline Personality Disorder are varied and possibly not what you would expect:

“The effect of these three aspects of treating patients with symptoms of BPD, as well as other challenges, discourages many psychotherapists from treating individuals suffering from this disorder. This is most unfortunate for those who suffer. Individuals with symptoms of BPD should seek out therapists with specific training in working with this disorder. Psychotherapists who endeavor to treat this disorder should obtain specialized training and experience with the most effective techniques in treating this group.”

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