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Borderline Personality Disorder: Services 


DBTBrisbane offers a 48-week Intensive Therapy Package comprised of: 

  • Individual DBT Therapy - weekly individual DBT session with a trained DBT therapist. These sessions typically last 50 minutes each.

  • DBT Skills Groups - participation in weekly groups teaching mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and emotion regulation skills.

  • DBT Phone Coaching - out of session phone coaching with a DBT therapist to help you when you’re in a crisis, when you need to practice skills or when you are feeling isolated.


Family Connections 

Family Connections is a free, evidence-based, 12-class course that meets in person for 2 hours and requires 1-2 hours of homework/practice weekly. It provides education, skills training, and support for people who are supporting a sufferer of Borderline Personality Disorder> (BPD)/Emotion Dysregulation (ED) or BPD/ED traits.

Borderline Personality Disorder: Media Resources 
  • Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder by Shari Manning

  • The High Conflict Couple by Alan Fruzzetti PhD and Marsha Linehan PhD

  • Stop Walking on Eggshells by Pault T. Mason & Rani I Kreger                            

  • Building a Life Worth Living by Marsha Linehan

    • Marsha Linehan tells the story of her journey from suicidal teenager to world-renowned developer of the life saving Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), using her own struggle to develop life skills for others.    

  • The Buddha & the Borderline by Keira Van Gelder

    • This is an autobiography by a person who has had BPD symptoms. Van Gelder uses Family Connections and DBT terminology that are useful for friends and family, and others who have suffered BPD symptoms.                                         



  • DBT Self-Help

    • DBT Self-Help is the largest free Dialectical Behavioral Therapy resource dedicated to making DBT accessible to all those who want to build their life worth living.

  • BPD Foundation

  • Project Air

    • The Project Air Strategy for Personality disorders is an internationally recognised leader in research, education and treatment of personality disorders.  It's website provides resources for individuals, families and health practitioners

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