Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT, combines elements of individual and group therapy along with social skills training to help people with Borderline Personality Disorder better navigate the severe emotion turmoil they frequently experience.
A woman raises money to pay for tattoos to transform self-harm scars.
Hannah Hilgeman is a contributor to the online health community The Mighty. She writes about her physical disability: postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), her mental health disability: borderline personality disorder (BPD), and life at the intersection of these two chronic conditions.
A question often asked about Borderline Personality Disorder is, “What is that?”
Here’s a clip of Marsha Linehan briefly describing BPD…
It’s been well accepted that mindful breathing can bring about a more relaxed state of mind, allowing a person to think a bit more before acting in an impulsive manner to something that provoked an emotional response…
Marsha Linehan, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Theory for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder uses a simple phrase to describe the goal of her therapy: to help people create a life worth living.
How does that work?