Sanctuary BPD Carers Blog
We re-visited the topic of ambiguous grief and its impact on carers.
Joy Anasta originally introduced this topic to us in June.
It was very useful to explore further together, this unique form of grief that we experience as carers.
Joy Anasta spoke about the loss and grief experienced by carers, particularly ambiguous loss.
Our triumphant return to face-to-face meetings – our first since COVID restrictions began!
We watched a video exploring four different presentations of Borderline Personality Disorder.
Dr Martha Kent spoke about the basics of BPD, and the challenges and recommendations for carers
Clinical Senior Psychologist Kath Moores shared her expert insight into the relationship between BPD and PTSD
Deb Milford spoke to our February meeting about the Australian NDIS scheme, who is eligible and tips on applying for people living with BPD
In January, we shared a video Myths and Facts about BPD from Emotions Matter, USA
What a year this has been. It has affected us all in some way. It has certainly affected Sanctuary members as sadly, we have not been able to meet face to face and I have missed meeting with many of you….
Rachel Smith, a mental health nurse working in SA Health, Country, shared her thoughts about preparing for Christmas, and helping our loved ones feel validated rather than overwhelmed.
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