An Interview With The Authors Of “DBT For Dummies.

An Interview With The Authors Of “DBT For Dummies.

Coming Soon! Here’s a trailer from our interview with the authors of “DBT for Dummies”, Gillian Galen, PsyD and Blaise Aguirre, MD. Gillian Galen, PsyD is a Psycologist at Harvard Medical School and Blaise Aguirre, MD is a Psychiatrist at Harvard...
For Those With Borderline Personality Disorder, The Depp-Heard Trial Hurts

For Those With Borderline Personality Disorder, The Depp-Heard Trial Hurts

“We’ve made some progress, on a societal level, toward recognizing and normalizing certain mental health issues, but stigma and misunderstanding around many diagnoses still exist. Most people, for example, have a fairly decent understanding of what anxiety and depression entail. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for BPD ― and it can lead people to assume the worst.”

Today is Marsha Linehan’s Birthday.

Today is Marsha Linehan’s Birthday.

Happy Birthday! Dr. Linehan is the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT. DBT is the the most effective and widely studied treatment for people with Borderline Personality Disorder. particularly for the BPD related problems of suicidal thinking...
Is Borderline Personality Disorder Genetic?

Is Borderline Personality Disorder Genetic?

The study concluded that clusters of BPD in families have genetic causes and are not caused by shared environmental factors (such as socioeconomic status). That means that if those identical twins had been separated and grew up in different environments, their likelihood of developing BPD would remain the same based on their genes.

Breaking the Stigma: Borderline Personality Disorder

Breaking the Stigma: Borderline Personality Disorder

Given the recent discourse around mental health, it felt important to remind readers of the enduring need to break the stigma surrounding BPD. The article we are highlighting today comes from a student newspaper, the Observer, from Central Washington University, and...
DBT Therapy: What Is It and How Can It Help?

DBT Therapy: What Is It and How Can It Help?

TW: Discussion of Suicide and Self Harm. In addition to medication, talk therapy is essential in helping those living with BPD. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, also known as DBT, is a form of psychotherapy that has been proven to help with the management and reduction...
There’s a Mental-Health Crisis Among American Children. Why?

There’s a Mental-Health Crisis Among American Children. Why?

It should come as no surprise that problems with mental health have been on the rise over the past two years. However, studies have recently shown that the Covid-19 pandemic is not the sole driver in the dramatic increase in mental health cases. This New York Times article from Kim Tingley explores the mental health epidemic that Americans, particularly American children, are currently facing: