The module Managing Distress aims to help participants to understand what is distress and how can I learn to cope through difficult emotions and situations. The 6 week program invites participants to learn Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills of ‘Distress Tolerance’.
‘Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder Foundations’ is the first course in the modules. It provides a foundation towards understanding and exploring what is Borderline Personality Disorder.
My Potential specialises in working side by side with people who have a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.Learn skills and reach your potential with Laura an Occupational Therapist who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder Intake is now open for our 2021 Program starting in January. Range of groups ranging in durations and skill level. Call:Continue reading “Borderline Personality Disorder Program”
The DBT skill of Opposite Action for a Low Mood As part of the DBT recovery skill group, we will be learning skills such as ‘opposite action’ to help with coping with our emotions. This weekend I was feeling very low, teary and had no motivation to leave the bed. So I went through myContinue reading “DBT Skill Opposite Action”
How are you managing the COVID-19 Lockdown?
Ozias shares his strategies for coping with this challenging time.
I often get asked, “how did you accept that you have BPD?”. There is no simple answer to this as everyone’s life history and values are different. However, through reflecting there are some things that I know that has helped me accept that I have this chronic illness. The Past:When my doctor first suggested theContinue reading “11 steps towards accepting your Mental illness”
Do you find shopping hard? Overwhelming, painful or exhausting? This post shares energy saving strategies you could use to make shopping easier for you and your family
Today on my newsfeed was an image about International Friendship Day. Only several hours before I had been writing a letter to a friend explaining how they had hurt me. A letter that was written for therapeutic reasons, rather than the intention of sending it. After seeing this message regarding International Friendship Day I brokeContinue reading “How to be friends with a borderline”
Do you love memes?
For me memes have helped me find laughter when I am really struggling with particular features of BPD.
The updated * Showering with depression, disability and trauma. With downloadable resource guide for clinicians and consumers.