7 Tips for Working with Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Clients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) suffer from constant “emotion dysregulation” (wide mood swings, sudden anger, unnecessary suspiciousness, inappropriately intense excitement, misplaced loving feelings, etc.), as the accompanying article by Shehrina Rooney describes. This is not something over which they have conscious control, unless they are learning to regulate their emotions in some form of therapy. In fact, such emotion dysregulation is at the heart of most of their problems in relationships, with romantic partners, family members and professionals. With this in mind, here are seven tips for those working with someone with BPD:

How Effective are Restraining Orders with an HCP?

 ©2017 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Question: Based on your experience and knowledge of BPDs and HCPs, how effective are ROs if one is filed and granted against a person with possible BPD or HCP traits?  Do ROs stop these types of people who show signs of being BPD or HCP? I was just granted a RO but according […]