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Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
Did you know that DBT has shown promise in treating Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness. It is the inability to control emotions or impulses that could result in the destruction of interpersonal relationships. Dialectical Behavior Therapy teaches you how to control the emotions that are causing problems in your relationship with others.
Stats About BPD
* BPD affects 5.9% of adults (about 14 million Americans) at some time in their life
* BPD affects 50% more people than Alzheimer’s disease and nearly as many as schizophrenia and bipolar combined (2.25%).
* BPD affects 20% of patients admitted to psychiatric hospitals
* BPD affects 10% of people in outpatient mental health treatment
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With its focus on building skills and eliminating destructive behaviors, DBT is a highly practical and direct form of therapy focused on creating a life worth living. Many people who feel stuck in therapy or have pursued many treatments with minimal benefits find DBT to be remarkably helpful.
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