Advocacy & Support for

Borderline Personality Disorder
& Complex Trauma

Webinar 6 - Management of BPD in Mental Health Services in Primary, Public and Private Sectors

Our interdisciplinary panel will explore working collaboratively to support mental health of people living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Learning Outcomes

Through an exploration of borderline personality disorder, the webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to:

1. Identify challenges in management of BPD in public, private and primary sectors
2. Describe how BPD is best managed in public, private and primary care setting
3. Outline how best to collaborate between public, private and primary care settings to get the optimal treatment outcomes for people with BPD and their families/carers.

Presentation Slides - Case StudyPanellist bios

The panel:

Professor Brin Grenyer (Psychologist, NSW)
Dr Gillian Singleton (GP, Vic)
(Consumer, NSW)
Dr Paul Cammell (Psychiatrist, Vic)

Facilitator: Dr Lyn O’Grady (Psychologist, Vic)

Recommended reading

Management in mental health services

Organising healthcare services to meet the needs of people with BPD.
In: Clinical practice guideline for the management of borderline personality disorder.
National Health and Medical Research Council. Melbourne: National Health and Medical Research Council, 2013; 93-106.

Organisational effectiveness and personality disorder.
Jane Yeandle, Liz Fawkes, Clare Carter, Chris Gordon, Elizabeth Challis. Mental Health Review Journal. Vol.20(2), 2015, pp. 84-91.

 Management in primary health sector

Personality pathology in primary care: ongoing needs for detection and intervention.
Steven K. Huprich. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings (2018); 25(1): 43–54.

Location of care for patients with borderline personality disorder: Challenges and opportunities in finding a home.
Katherine Buck, Kenneth Phelps, Shandra Brown Levey, Kaylin Klie, Dennis Russo. Families, Systems, & Health (2015); 33(4): 383-389.

Borderline personality disorder in the primary care setting.
Amelia N. Dubovsky, Meghan M. Kiefe. Medical Clinics of North America (2014); 98: 1049–1064.

Borderline personality: A primary care context.
Randy A. Sansone, and Lori A. Sansone. Psychiatry (Edgmont) (2004); 1(2): 19–27.

Borderline personality disorder in primary care.
Raz Gross, Mark Olfson, Marc Gameroff, Steven Shea, Adriana Feder, Milton Fuentes, Rafael Lantigua, Myrna M. Weissman.  Archives of Internal Medicine (2002); 162(1):53-60.

The prevalence of trauma and its relationship to borderline personality symptoms and self-destructive behaviors in a primary care setting.
Randy A. Sansone, Lori A. Sansone, Michael Wiederman. Archives of Family Medicine (1995); 4(5):439-442.

Management in public health sector

Standard 12 month dialectical behaviour therapy for adults with borderline personality disorder in a public community mental health setting.
Daniel Flynn, Mary Kells, Mary Joyce, Paul Corcoran, Conall Gillespie, Catalina Suarez, Mareike Weihrauch and Padraig Cotter. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation (2017); 4:19

Comparing effectiveness of treatments for borderline personality disorder in communal mental health care: The Oulu BPD study.
V Leppanen, H Hakko, H Sintonen, S Lindeman. Community Mental Health Journal (2016); 52(2): 216-227.

The effectiveness of dialectical behaviour therapy in routine public mental health settings: An Australian controlled trial.
Nathan Pasieczny, Jason. Connor. Behaviour Research and Therapy (2011);.49(1): 4-10.  

Management of borderline personality disorder in public mental health settings
Chris Watson, Sathya Rao and Josephine Beatson.  In: Borderline personality disorder: towards effective treatment. Josephine Beatson, Sathya Rao and Chris Watson. Fitzroy: Australian Postgraduate Medicine, 2010, 269-292.

Spectrum a statewide personality disorder service. A Victorian experience.
Sathya Rao. P
resentation to 4th Annual Conference on the Treatment of Personality Disorders: consolidating collaboration, 2010.

Management in private health sector

Counseling clients with borderline personality disorder.
Lauren Moffitt Edwards, Noelle Santorelli. In: Handbook of private practice: keys to success for mental health practitioners.  New York, NY, US: Oxford University Press; US. Steven Walfish, Jeffrey E Barnett, Jeffrey Zimmerman (editors), 2017, 719-724.