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Sanctuary endorses the National Consensus Statement by, with and for people impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder,
that advocates for timely and equitable access to appropriate treatment and support for everyone impacted by BPD.
You are invited to add your own support for the statement, here
Stephanie Mitchell from HUMANE Clinic spoke at our June meeting
Psychologist Clark Sim spoke at our February Meeting about Schema Therapy
Dr Maria Naso shares her views about medication for our family members with BPD
October 1st to 7th 2019 is BPD Awareness Week
Don’t miss the Opening:
Keynote speaker is Professor Anthony Bateman, a world expert on Mentalization and, of course, an expert in BPD!
Tuesday 1st October, 5:30pm
Dr Lisa Chantler (a psychologist from Bridge Consulting) ran a Q&A session at our August meeting .
Sally Skewes, a Clinical Psychologist explained how she uses Schema Therapy to help consumers and how she works with families
Carolyn Bright discusses Borderline Personality Disorder, recovery and what to look for in a treating team or clinician
Malcolm Robinson, a Family Therapist at Bower Place, spoke to Sanctuary about having a parent with BPD and how that might affect a child. Also what parents and grandparents can do to help.
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.
Headspace run the Youth Early Psychosis Program (YEPP), an early intervention service where clinicians can visit someone at home or in the ED.
ABC Radio National aired this story on All in the Mind on 2nd September 2018: Mothering and mental illness Having children can be wonderful but there’s no doubt that parenting can be challenging, especially for women with mental illness. We hear about the...
Dr Chris Wurm is a counsellor and a GP Psychotherapist in Private Practice.
Two of his many areas of interest are working with people who have Drug and Alcohol issues and also adolescents diagnosed with Mental Illness
The Australian National Mental Health Research Council published this Clinical Practice Guideline
to assist health professionals to diagnose, treat and manage BPD in adolescents and adults.
Download the guideline for free
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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