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December 2020 Mens Group – Coffee Chat

December 2020 Mens Group – Coffee Chat

For men who care about someone with BPD.

Sanctuary’s Mens Group meets on Sunday December 20 from 12.30 to 2.30 at Cafe Outside the Square, 34 Whitmore Square, Adelaide (near the corner of Sturt Street).

New members are welcome.

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November 2020 Mens Group – Coffee Chat

November 2020 Mens Group – Coffee Chat

For men who care about someone with BPD.

Sanctuary’s Mens Group meets on Sunday November 15 from 12.30 to 2.30 at Cafe Outside the Square, 34 Whitmore Square, Adelaide (near the corner of Sturt Street).

New members are welcome.

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BPD Awareness Week 2020

BPD Awareness Week 2020

BPD Awareness Week runs from October 1st to 7th 2020 in Australia

This year’s theme is Flipping the Script
Changing the Narrative about Borderline Personality Disorder

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March 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – Dr Robin L. Kissell

March 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – Dr Robin L. Kissell

Dr. Robin L. Kissell MD is the Director of the Borderline Personality Disorder Initiative, Semel Institute, UCLA.   

At our March meeting, we listened to a recording of her excellent talk:

‘Understanding and Helping Loved Ones with Borderline Personality Disorder’

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How Validation can help someone with BPD

How Validation can help someone with BPD

Families must try new strategies, especially when their loved one refuses to get help.

When parents use validation, the emotionality of a person with borderline will decrease. This strategy will help those with ill spouses or ill parents too.

What does validation mean and how can it help a person with Borderline Personality Disorder?

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