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April 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – Dr Martha Kent
Dr Martha Kent spoke about the basics of BPD, and the challenges and recommendations for carers
March 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – Kath Moores, PTSD
Clinical Senior Psychologist Kath Moores shared her expert insight into the relationship between BPD and PTSD
February 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – Deb Milford, BPD and NDIS
Deb Milford spoke to our February meeting about the Australian NDIS scheme, who is eligible and tips on applying for people living with BPD
January 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – Myths and Facts about BPD
In January, we shared a video Myths and Facts about BPD from Emotions Matter, USA
November 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Rachel Smith, Surviving Christmas
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.
October 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – An open letter
In October we shared a video: “An Open Letter
To people who do Not have Borderline Personality Disorder …
From those of us who Do
” by Debbie Corso
September 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Care Plans
Clinicians from BPD Co discussed the process of preparing a Crisis Management Plan
August 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Anxiety
We had another excellent meeting in August with lots of discussion about anxiety, and how it affects our loved ones and also us
July 2020 Sanctuary Meeting
We shared a recording of a young woman speaking about how BPD affects her and what it means to her.
June 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Stephanie Mitchell
Stephanie Mitchell from HUMANE Clinic spoke at our June meeting
May 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Danielle Forbes
Danielle Forbes and Laura Cooke-O’Connor from BPD Co spoke at our May Sanctuary meeting.
April 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Skills to Support a loved one with BPD in a Pandemic
April’s Sanctuary Meeting was held on line to comply with COVID 19 restrictions.
March 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Kristy Acres
Kristy Acres spoke to our March Sanctuary meeting on Tuesday, March 10
February 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Clark Sim on Schema Therapy
Psychologist Clark Sim spoke at our February Meeting about Schema Therapy
January 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Christmas and Special Occasions, Dr Mario Naso
Dr Maria Naso from BPD Co spoke at the January Sanctuary meeting about Christmas and other Special Occasions
November 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – Laura Cooke-O’Connor from BPDCo
Laura Cooke-O’Connor from BPDCo spoke at the November Sanctuary meeting
SA activities for BPD Awareness Week 2019
In October, instead of our regular meeting, lets catch up at these BPD Awareness Week activities, between 1st and 9th October ………
September 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – On Diagnosis
We took this opportunity to focus on diagnosis, sharing a video from the NEA.BPD.
August 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – Dr Lisa Chantler, Bridge Consulting
Dr Lisa Chantler (a psychologist from Bridge Consulting) ran a Q&A session at our August meeting .
July 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – DVD and Discussion
At the July Sanctuary meeting, we watched a DVD from the series “If Only We Had Known”, which discusses how having someone in the family diagnosed with BPD affects all the members in the family
May 2019 Sanctuary Meeting – Sally Skewes, Advanced Schema Therapist, Secure Nest
Sally Skewes, a Clinical Psychologist explained how she uses Schema Therapy to help consumers and how she works with families
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