Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents: a Complete Guide to Understanding and Coping When You're Adolescent Has BPD by Blaise Aguirre, 2007, Fair Winds Press Beverly: MA
The Borderline Personality Disorder Suvival Guide by Alexander L. Chapman and Kim L. Gratz, 2007, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
The Buddha and the Borderline by Kiera Van Gelder, 2010, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
Choosing to Live: How to Defeat Suicide through Cognitive Therapy by Thomas E. Ellis, Psy.D., Cory F. Newman, Ph.D., 1996, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Put You in Control by Scott E. Spradlin, 2003, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, & Distress Tolerance by Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood, and Jeffrey Brantley, 2007, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
Don't Shoot the Dog -- revised edition by Karen Pryor, 1999, Bantam Books, New York:NY
The High Conflict Couple : A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy and Validation by Alan E. Fruzzetti, Ph.D., 2006, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D., 1997, Broadway Books, New York:NY
Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Keep Out-of-Control Emotions from Destroying Your Relationship by Shari Manning, 2011, Guilford Press, New York:NY
New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder by Neil R. Bockian, Ph.D., with Valerie Porr, M.A. & Nora Elizabeth Villagran, M.A., 2002, Prima Publishing, Roseville:CA
Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder: A Family Guide by Valerie Porr, 2011, Oxford University Press, New York:NY
Peaceful Mind: Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Overcome Depression, John R. McQuaid, Ph.D. and Paula E. Carmona, RN, MSN, 2004, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
Self-directed Behavior: Self-modification for Personal Adjustment -- Seventh Edition by David L. Watson and Roland G. Tharp, 2001, Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, New York:NY
Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha M. Linehan, 1993, New Harbinger Publications, Oakland:CA
DBT/BPD Internet Links
The Behavioral Technology Transfer Group (BTTG) - Formerly the Linehan Training Group. DBT basics, DBT literature, other links, behavior therapy sites, and mindfulness sites. This site also maintains a list of DBT teams and programs around the country.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - This information page is designed for the public and provides information about borderline personality disorder symptoms and treatment. The general public site for the National Institute of Mental Health can be found here.
The Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center - The website for a non-profit informational center serving individuals and families affected by BPD.
BPD Central - Resources for those involved with individuals with BPD, including a link to a list of therapists and programs.
The Borderline Sanctuary - Networks for education, treatment, and support. Useful information for both clinicians and for those with the diagnosis.
NEABPD - This website is in place to raise public awareness and promote research on borederline personality disorder as well as enhance the quality of life of those affected by this mental illness.
SAMHSA - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a fedreal agency with a mission of facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.
TARA - The Treatment and Research Advancements Association for Personality Disorder, TARA, an organization whose mission is to foster education and research in the field of personality disorder, specifically but not exclusively Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD); to support research into the causes, psychobiology and treatment of personality disorders; to support and I encourage educational programs and endeavors targeting mental health professionals, consumers of mental health services, families and/or the community at large in order to reduce stigma and increase awareness of personality disorder, to disseminate available information on etiology and treatment and to lawfully advocate for accomplishments of these goals.
DBT Self Help - This site is written primarily by people who have been through DBT, not DBT professionals. For this reason, consider the source of any given document. The site offers articles about DBT and BPD , as well as links to DBT professional organizations, websites by recovering DBT clients, and a resource directory to locate DBT providers and centers in any given area.
Portland DBT Newsletter Library
To order copies of newsletters, contact Angee Newton, Intake Coordinator at 503-290-3291 or email her at referral@PortlandDBT.com
• January/February 2007 Clinical Protocol for Managing Crisis Behavior
• March/April 2007 How Do You Know it's Really DBT?
• May/June 2007 Pharmacotherapy Considerations for BPD
• July/August 2007 The "D" in DBT: Dialectics
• September/October 2007 DBT Adapted for Teens
• November/December 2007 DBT and Validation
• January/February 2008 Stage II DBT: Treating Posttraumatic Stress
• March/April 2008 DBT-influenced Family Treatment
• May/June 2008 Facilitating a Seamless System of Care
• July/September 2008 No Newsletter
• October-December 2008 DBT for Substance Abuse
• January-March 2009 DBT for Eating Disorders
• April-June 2009 Overview on DBT Research
• July-September 2009 Developing Competency in DBT
• October-December 2009 Developing Expertise in DBT
• January-April 2010 The Art and Importance of DBT Supervision
• May-August 2010 DBT Telephone Consultation
• September-December 2010 Understanding Non-Lethal Self-Injurious Behavior
• January-December 2011 Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
• January-December 2012 Using DBT to Treat Team Interfering Behavior