A BPD Therapist Who Has Been There…

A BPD Therapist Who Has Been There…

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.

Does BPD = PTSD?

Does BPD = PTSD?

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.

Pets and BPD: How They Help

Pets and BPD: How They Help

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…

Pets & BPD

Pets & BPD

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.

Enduring Love

Enduring Love

In an increasingly disposable world, many venerated institutions- such as matrimony- no longer seem as permanent as they once were. Add mental illness to the mix and marriages can and do suffer harm and dissolution. Sometimes, there’s a story in the news that...

“We Cannot Afford to Wait Any Longer”

People in South Australia (SA) who have Borderline Personality Disorder, their families, and BPD advocates will not have to wait much longer. The SA political party, the Dignity Party, intends to address the poor reception patients often get from providers when their...