Personality Disorders

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Radical Acceptance in DBT

Mental health treatment is never a one-size-fits-all solution. The many different mental health disorders experienced by hundreds of thousands of people mean that no two cases are exactly alike. As a result, clinicians use a wide variety of psychotherapy approaches to work with a broad range of people and their experiences. Dialectical behavior therapy is

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 US adults experience some type of mental health issue. Of those, 1.4% have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), which is often characterized by difficulty in regulating emotions, meaning emotions flare up and diminish rapidly for longer periods and make stabilizing difficult.

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Understanding Self-Injury in the Context of Trauma and Dissociation

By: Lyndsey Karns, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Self-injury or self-mutilation, a seemingly paradoxical coping mechanism, has been widely misunderstood by the public and to some degree by mental health and medical professionals as it relates to trauma and dissociation.  Self-injury can manifest in several forms and degrees of severity, with the object and goal to

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Memories are Forever

Do you know someone who states their anxiety, depression or borderline personality disorder prevents them from being able to interact? It is frustrating to sit and watch while your loved ones miss out on activities and life’s special moments. Graduations, births, birthdays and weddings are just of few memories that can never be recreated. Unfortunately, some may use their

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