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June 2022 Sanctuary Meeting – June 14

June 2022 Sanctuary Meeting – June 14

 
June’s Sanctuary meeting will be on Tuesday, June 14, at 6.00pm (South Australian time) at 2 Karrayarta Drive, Glenside.

New members are welcome

BPD Carers can attend in person or on-line

We appreciate a gold coin donation for incidentals such as gifts to visiting speakers.

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May 2022 Sanctuary Meeting – May 10

May 2022 Sanctuary Meeting – May 10

 
May’s Sanctuary meeting will be on Tuesday, May 10, at 6.00pm (South Australian time) at 2 Karrayarta Drive, Glenside.

New members are welcome

BPD Carers can attend in person or on-line

We appreciate a gold coin donation for incidentals such as tea, coffee and gifts to visiting speakers.

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November 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – Rita Brown

November 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – Rita Brown

Christmas can be especially difficult for those living with BPD, and for their families who love them.

Rita Brown spoke to us about Planning for Christmas. She shared some great tips for managing the challenges of the festive season.

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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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Choosing a Therapist

Choosing a Therapist

From our January Meeting, what to look for in a new clinician, and some questions you may like to ask a therapist before you actually make an appointment.

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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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