Sonia Neale recovered from Borderline Personality Disorder and became a mental health therapist. As a licensed Counsellor Psychotherapist at Aveley Counselling Service in Perth, Australia she now treats people who have BPD.
Two authors propose that Borderline Personality Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may, in fact, be one and the same thing. They argue this might also permit the controversial term Borderline Personality to be dropped from the diagnosis.
There are lots of research studies that support the value of including animals as part of a treatment plan for a wide range of health issues. But no studies have specifically looked at the experience of people who have borderline personality disorder and also own pets. Until now…
It’s no surprise to hear that having a pet can boost feelings of well-being in Tabby or Fido’s owner. Now there is scientific proof that this also occurs in people who have borderline personality disorder.