Calling all men who care for a partner diagnosed with BPD

Calling all men who care for a partner diagnosed with BPD

I’ve been asked to see if there is interest amongst men living with a partner with BPD, to get together for support, outside of the usual Sanctuary meetings. I have been well aware that the situations you all find yourselves in is so different from those of us...
Christmas Wishes 2018

Christmas Wishes 2018

Dear Sanctuary members. My granddaughters tell me it is only three more sleeps till Christmas morning so it is definitely time I wrote to you all with my Christmas thoughts and wishes. I must admit I have been struggling with how to wish you “Happy Christmas” when I...
From Family Trauma to Support, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

From Family Trauma to Support, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

From Family Trauma to Family Support System Harriet P. Lefley, Phd  Families’ Experiences With Mental Illness The body of research on families’ experience when one member has a mental illness suggests pervasive problems across diagnoses. There are objective burdens,...
Family Perspectives on BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Family Perspectives on BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Family Perspectives on Borderline Personality Disorder Dixianne Penney, Dr. P.H. Patricia Woodward, M.A.T. A first encounter with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is likely to leave one reeling: a call from the emergency room or a counsellor at school or college,...
Self-harm and BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Self-harm and BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Suicidal and Self-Injurious Behaviour in Borderline Personality Disorder Barbara Stanley, Ph.D. Beth S. Brodsky, Ph.D.   Deliberately inflicted self-harm in the context of borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be disturbing, frightening, and shame provoking to...