Tag Archive for: animals

The Grace of Abandonment Issues (Borderline Personality Disorder)

Many people with Borderline Personality Disorder have an intense fear of abandonment. Many times, this is because we experienced it early on in life. Many of us have even developed a keen ability to detect what we perceive to be behaviors that might precede someone abandoning us. While I still experience these extra sensitivities from […]

Horses That Heal Using DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)

Horses that Heal through DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)Many of my readers have shared how animals play a role in their recovery from Mental Health symptoms and in their ongoing management of symptoms. Inspired by their stories, I looked into programs that integrate animal therapy into their practice. This feature is about an organization called Trillium […]