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The Stronger Than BPD Journal

I’m so excited to bring you this news! Check out this new video, all about The Stronger Than BPD Journal, co-written by me (learn more about me HERE) and Kathryn C. Holt, M.A., LCSW. This journal is designed to help you meet and access your inner Wise Woman (or Man!) to help with managing emotions […]

Win a copy of my new book, “Stronger Than BPD”!

Win a copy of my new book:Stronger Than BPD: The Girl’s Guide to Taking Control of Intense Emotions, Drama & Chaos Using DBT  ► CLICK HERE to enter now ◄ Contest closes February 13th and is unfortunately only open in the USA.   If you’re outside of the USA or just can’t wait to pre-order (it’s on a […]

Coping Effectively When You have Borderline (BPD) Traits

Do you suffer from the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? Perhaps you do not meet enough of the criteria to have  BPD diagnosis, but you identify with some of them or have even been told you have BPD traits.   Whatever your situation, the good news is that there is hope.  You can learn skills and techniques to […]

DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) for Serious Issues (beyond daily distress & emotional crisis)

So we know that DBT helped me overcome BPD.  Dialectical Behavior Therapy can be used to cope with every day, daily distress as well as an emotional crisis.  With time, practicing DBT allows us to apply the skills to even larger life challenges — those serious situations that pop up in life that can be […]

Coping Effectively With Medical Limbo and Severe Anxiety

  Yes, that’s me looking very anxious, but don’t worry — this is not a gloom and doom post, and by the time you finish reading it, you may feel better and more encouraged.. I know I’m not the only one out there who has been feeling this way. If you or someone you know is […]

Coping Effectively With Anxiety – Week 6 of Trauma Recovery Group

To read Week 1, click Here.To read Week 2, click Here.To read Week 3, click Here.To read Week 4, click Here.To read Week 5, click Here. If you suffer from anxiety, I suspect you’ll connect with this post.  Although I have come so far in my recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder and am now working […]

Seeking Safety: Beyond the Borderline Into Trauma Recovery

Week 1 of 8 in Trauma Recovery Group… Many who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder also suffer from PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. As many of you know from my latest video, last week I began attending an 8-week trauma recovery group.  I attempted to attend this group years ago but was unable to handle […]

Announcements and Updates for my Readers (by Debbie Corso)

Hello dear readers of Healing From BPD. I have a number of exciting announcements and updates and thought it would be nice to deliver them to you in a video. Enjoy, and I look forward to your thoughts, feedback, and questions! Topics of discussion include: “Border _” – a compassionate documentary on Borderline Personality Disorder. […]

Open Letter to Dr. Marsha Linehan from Debbie Corso

For an assignment in the Positive Psychology course that I am taking this summer as part of my grad school program, we were asked to write a gratitude letter to someone who affected our lives. I chose Dr. Marsha Linehan, who developed Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and who has suffered herself as an emotionally sensitive […]

Attention Clinicians: People With BPD Need Validation, Non-Judgment, and Compassion (Borderline Personality Disorder)

What I am about to write in this post will come as no surprise to those of you who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), but it may be helpful for those who treating you or who have careers ahead of them that will allow them to do so. Starting with its very name, the […]