Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Treatment with a Melbourne Psychologist


What is Borderline
Personality Disorder (BPD)?

Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD is a mental health condition in which people might experience some of the following symptoms:

How is BPD treated?

One of the most effective and well-researched treatments of BPD usually is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). DBT incorporates a wide range of strategies for better understanding and managing emotions, distress and relationships. It is very practical and has shown to be very helpful in stabilising people’s mental health. A DBT approach teaches skills which target the following areas:

Other therapies have also been shown to be effective in treating BPD including Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT), Schema Therapy, and trauma interventions to treat some of the underlying factors related
to BPD.

If this page was helpful to you, our blog post about shame might be of interest – shame is very often a core feature of BPD.