Treating Borderline Personality Disorder:
Despite what many believe, borderline personality disorder is very treatable. There are a number of therapies specifically designed to treat BPD that have helped many people. This program, the fourth in a series of five on BPD, presents several treatments for borderline personality disorder and the theories behind them.
Marsha Linehan discusses Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Peter Fonagy and Jon G. Allen explain Mentalization-Based Treatment and Frank Yeomans describes Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. STEPPS Group Treatment Program for Borderline Personality Disorder and Schema-Focused Therapy are also discussed.
The use of medications in the treatment of BPD is explored.
Experts In This Program.
Insights and commentary are provided by leading experts in the field including:
Marsha Linehan, PhD – developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Peter Fonagy, PhD – co-developer of Mentalization-Based Treatment
Frank Yeomans, MD – co-developer of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
Jon G. Allen, PhD – co-author of Mentalizing in Clinical Practice.
Mary Zanarini, EdD – professor, Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital
Perry Hoffman, PhD and Alan Fruzzetti, PhD – co-developers of the NEA-BPD Family Connections
Alec Miller, PsyD – Director of the Adolescent Depression and Suicide Program, at Montefiore Medical Center.
John Gunderson, MD – founder of the McLean Hospital Borderline Personality Disorder Center.
Valerie Porr – BPD advocate
Run Time: 41 minutes