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Getting Help for Borderline Personality Disorder

If you have BPD, finding treatment or support can be a confusing and frustrating process. Learn more about how to find the help you need. Finding a mental health professional (e.g., a psychiatrist, psychologist, counselor, or social worker) with whom you feel comfortable can be an important step toward better health.

How Did You Find Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment - Finding …
Many people with borderline personality disorder do not get the treatment they need for years after they first start experiencing symptoms. This can happen due to a variety of factors, including financial problems, difficulties finding a therapist that knows how to treat BPD, and hopelessness about treatment working. What has been your biggest...

Want to Quit Therapy?
It is not uncommon for people who are getting treatment for a psychiatric disorder to feel like they want to quit therapy. Before you make a decision about dropping out of therapy, however, here are some things to consider.

How to Find DBT Therapists
DBT therapists are extensively trained in the delivery of dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder. If you are looking for DBT therapists, there are several resources that will help you to identify trained therapists in your area, including a clinical resource directory for DBT therapists in the United States.

How to Find BPD Support
Borderline personality disorder support can be hard to find. Learn more about how to find BPD support.

Types of Therapists and Mental Health Providers
Find a therapist with the right credentials and expertise. Learn about the different types of therapists and other mental health providers, and the training and expertise of each type of therapist.

How to Find a Therapist
Learn how to find a therapist, including factors you should consider in your search, where to look to find a therapist in your area, and how to interview therapists.

BPD Therapist Stress - How Do You Manage Work Stress
BPD Therapist Stress - How Do You Manage Work Stress

A Primer on Therapist Stress Reduction
Therapists who work with high risk patient populations can experience high levels of stress and a high degree of burn out. If you are a therapist experiencing a high degree of stress, it can affect your quality of life and the quality of the therapy you provide.

Find Mental Health Resources in the U.S.
Find mental health resources in all 50 states.

BPD Recovery Stories
BPD recovery is possible. These stories of BPD recovery will inspire and guide you!

What Do Those Letters After the Name Mean?
Are you puzzled by those letters that appear after your clinician's name? Not sure how a PhD is different than a PsyD? Learn about the different types of clinicians you may encounter as you seek treatment.

UCompare Healthcare: Find Information on Psychiatrists in Your Area
UCompare Healthcare allows you to search for a psychiatrist by location or name. This site also allows you to view a report including the psychiatrist's education, hospital affiliations, and any disciplinary actions.

American Psychological Association Help Center - Find A Psychologist
The American Psychological Association is the largest professional organization for psychologists. Use this link to find a psychologist in your area.

Find a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
Behavioral Tech, LLC's Clinical Resource Directory provides information on programs that provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as a treatment for BPD.

Find a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies offers this Find-a-Therapist service. Use this link to locate a therapist who practices cognitive behavioral therapy.

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