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Books and Publications

Bateman, Anthony, MA, FRC, and Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., FBA. Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Mentalization-based Treatment. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004.

Bateman, Anthony, MA, FRC Psych, and Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., FBA. Handbook of Mentalizing in Mental Health Practice. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub., 2012.

Bleiberg, Efrain, MD. Treating Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Relational Approach. New York: Guilford, 2004.

Bockian, Neil R., Valerie Porr, and Nora Elizabeth. Villagran. New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder. Roseville, CA: Prima, 2002.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Association, 2013.

Dimeff, Linda A., and Kelly Koerner. Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice: Applications across Disorders and Settings. New York: Guilford, 2007.

Goleman, Daniel. Destructive Emotions: How Can We Overcome Them?

A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama. New York: Bantam, 2003.

Goleman, Daniel. Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health. Boston: Shambhala, 1997.

Gunderson, John G., MD, and Paul S. Links. Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical Guide. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric, 2008.

Gunderson, John G., MD, and Perry D. Hoffman. Understanding and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide for Professionals and Families. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub., 2005.

Hoffman, Perry D., Ph.D., and Penny Steiner-Grossman, Ed.D., MPH. Borderline Personality Disorder: Meeting the Challenges to Successful Treatment. Binghamton, NY: Haworth, 2007.

Judd, Patricia Hoffman, and Thomas H. McGlashan. A Developmental Model of Borderline Personality Disorder: Understanding Variations in Course and Outcome. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub., 2003.

Koerner, Kelly. Doing Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Practical Guide. New York: Guilford, 2012.

Krawitz, Roy, and Wendy Jackson. Borderline Personality Disorder. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008.

Kreger, Randi, and Erik Gunn. The ABC’s of BPD : The Basics of Borderline Personality Disorder. Milwaukee: Eggshells, 2007.

Linehan, Marsha, Ph.D. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford, 1993.

Linehan, Marsha, Ph.D. Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford, 1993.

McKay, Matthew, Ph.D., Jeffrey C. Wood, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Brantley, MD.

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2007.

Mondimore, Francis Mark, MD, and Patrick Kelly, MD. Borderline Personality Disorder: New Reasons for Hope. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2011.

Moskovitz, MD., Richard A. Lost in the Mirror An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder. Dallas, TX: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2001.

Paris, Joel, MD. Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-based Practice. New York: Guilford, 2008.

Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association, 2001.

Preston, John, Psy.D. Integrative Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: Effective, Symptom-focused Techniques, Simplified for Private Practice. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2006.

Pryor, Karen. Don’t Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training. 3rd ed. Dorking, Surrey: Ringpress, 2006.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Borderline Personality Disorder.


Andrew Solomon: Love, No Matter What. Perf. Andrew Solomon.
TED. TED Conferences, LLC, Apr. 2013

DBT Peer Connections Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Video Series. Rachel Gill. Youtube. 2014

If Only We Had Known: A Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder (5 DVD set) Dawkins Productions. 2014.

It’s Not About the Nail. Posted by Jason Headley. YouTube. 22 May 2013.

May BPD Awareness Video Series. NEABPD. Alan Fruzzetti.

Why Empathy Is More Powerful Than Sympathy. By Cate Matthews. Perf. Brene Brown. HuffPost Heathy Living. Huffington Post, 12 Dec.

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