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When you can never be enough

Dr Margaret Rutherford talks about the exhaustion and guilt that can be felt by someone who’s trying to love a person with BPD. She offer nine strategies to try to ease the guilt

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Therapeutic Groups at Skylight

This summer, Skylight is running two types of Therapeutic Groups in various locations:

  • Everyday Wellbeing, for people experiencing anxiety and or depression
  • Sound Minds, supporting people who hear voices
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    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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    NMHRC Guideline for Borderline Personality Disorder (2012)

    From the Australian National Mental Health Research Council (NMHRC) 2012:

    Borderline personality is the most common and serious of the personality disorders, affecting many in the general population.

    The Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder (2012) will assist health professionals to diagnose, treat and manage BPD in adolescents and adults.

    This guideline will also improve understanding and recognition of BPD in health services and the community.

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    BPD – What Works? – All in the Mind radio program

    ABC Radio National aired this story on All in the Mind on 23rd November 2014: Borderline personality disorder—what works? If you are in deep emotional pain the last thing you want to hear is that you are untreatable. Well that’s very often the...

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    This website is produced by members of the Sanctuary Support Group. We are not mental health professionals nor clinicians.  We are ordinary people who care for someone with BPD. This website is a collection of information that we have found helpful or of interest in the context of our own lived experiences. The content of this website is not a substitute for independent professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.