This video will discuss helpful tips and strategies for those parents, partners, or children who have loved ones with Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD traits. I also discuss the family system and the challenge people have trying to breakout of that family role due to the system that is usually in place. I have created a worksheet for you as well, here's the link: http://www.drdfox.com/worksheets
Lastly, I suggest some books for parents, partners, or children who have loved ones with Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD traits:
Kreger, K. The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder = https://www.amazon.com/Essential-Family-Borderline-Personality-Disorder/dp/1592853633/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527943421&sr=8-1&keywords=essential+family+guide+to+borderline+personality+disorder
Mason & Kreger Stop Walking on Eggshells = https://www.amazon.com/Stop-Walking-Eggshells-Borderline-Personality/dp/1572246901/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1572246901&pd_rd_r=A6NZFG4B92VPYB9TNV12&pd_rd_w=3fRB8&pd_rd_wg=M4mhi&psc=1&refRID=A6NZFG4B92VPYB9TNV12
Manning, S. Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder = https://www.amazon.com/Someone-Borderline-Personality-Disorder-Control/dp/1593856075/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527943504&sr=1-1&keywords=loving+someone+with+borderline+personality+disorder
Fjelstad, M. Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get On with Life = https://www.amazon.com/Stop-Caretaking-Borderline-Narcissist-Drama/dp/1442238321/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527943563&sr=1-1&keywords=stop+caretaking+the+borderline+or+narcissist+by+margalis+fjelstad
Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in Texas, international speaker, and award winning author. He has been specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for over 15 years in the state and federal prison system, universities, and in private practice. His specialty areas include personality disorders, ethics, burnout prevention, and emotional intelligence.
He has published several articles in these areas and is the author of:
The Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders: https://goo.gl/ZAVe9v
Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic Workbook: Treatment Strategies for Cluster B Personality Disorders (IPBA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award Winner): https://goo.gl/BLRkFy
Narcissistic Personality Disorder Toolbox: 55 Practical Treatment Techniques for Clients, Their Parents & Their Children: https://www.amazon.com/Narcissistic-Personality-Disorder-Toolbox-Techniques/dp/1683731522/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530470509&sr=8-1&keywords=fox+narcissistic
The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD --COMING SOON--
Dr. Fox has been teaching and supervising students for over 15 years at various universities across the United States, some of which include West Virginia University, Texas A&M University, University of Houston, Sam Houston State University, and Florida State University. He is currently a staff psychologist in the federal prison system, Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Houston, as well as maintaining a private practice that specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals with complex psychopathology and personality disorders.
Dr. Fox has given numerous workshops and seminars on ethics and personality disorders, personality disorders and crime, treatment solutions for treating clients along the antisocial, borderline, narcissistic, and histrionic personality spectrum, emotional intelligence, managing mental health within the prison system, and others. Dr. Fox maintains a website of various treatment interventions focused on working with and attenuating the symptomatology related to individuals along the antisocial, borderline, narcissistic, and histrionic personality spectrum (www.drdfox.com).
Dr. Fox’s website: https://goo.gl/1X1vhR
Thank you for your attention and I hope you enjoy my videos and find them helpful. I always welcome topic suggestions and comments.
Bailey, R. C., & Grenyer, B. S. (2015). The relationship between expressed emotion and wellbeing for families and carers of a relative with borderline personality disorder. Personality And Mental Health, 9(1), 21-32.
Hudson, J. I., Zanarini, M. C., Mitchell, K. S., Choi-Kain, L. W., & Gunderson, J. G. (2014). The contribution of familial internalizing and externalizing liability factors to borderline personality disorder. Psychological Medicine, 44(11), 2397-2407.