Kristen Wiig Stars in Upcoming Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Movie!

 Image courtesy of Alchemy I was so excited to learn from one of my students that Kristen Wiig of Saturday Night Live and movie fame will be portraying a young woman with borderline personality disorder (BPD) in a new major motion picture coming out on May 1, 2015 called “Welcome to Me.” I don’t know […]

BPD and Your Support System (or lack thereof)

  A support system is an incredibly important part of recovery from borderline personality disorder (BPD). But what do you do if you don’t have this? What do you do if you’ve pushed everyone away and burned every bridge? What do you do if you’ve isolated and don’t have any more connections? How do you […]

Emotional Vulnerability When You’re Under the Weather or in Physical Pain

Have you ever noticed that when you are feeling under the weather or otherwise less than 100% well physically, that you are more prone to feeling emotional?  It’s not just you. Dr. Marsha Linehan, who developed Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills, has noted in her teachings that when we are not feeling well physically or […]

Santa Clara University Event: BPD and Stigma (with Debbie Corso)

Does stigma against people suffering from borderline personality disorder or BPD traits exist? Does it exist among clinical professionals? Even professors? The unfortunate answer to all of these questions is: yes. The level and intensity of the suffering that most people who are highly symptomatic and have borderline personality disorder or BPD traits have can […]