National Education Alliance


Borderline Personality Disorder

– Australia –

About BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness that can cause a lot of suffering, carries a risk of suicide and needs an accurate diagnosis along with targeted treatment.

For Professionals

Clinical overview of Borderline Personality Disorder and a free 6-module online course for professionals.

Family Connections

BPD can be challenging to live with for persons who have it, and also for their families and loved ones. Strong emotions and impulses can affect family relationships.

Knowledge Centre

NEABPD Aust aims to provide a central resource hub comprising the latest knowledge on BPD. Information, research and articles will be sourced from Australia, the US and Europe and will include books and publications; links to organisations and programs; and conference presentations.

  News & Events

Check out all the information, new video’s, and activities about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) around the country

Family Connections Leaders Training

NEABPD Australia is proud to announce the Family Connections Leaders training (FCLT) scheduled to be held in Sydney, NSW.  The training will be led by Clinical Psychologist Dr Carolyn Bright and Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Terri-lee Hill.

Saturday & Sunday, 23-24 February, between 8:00am to 4:00pm

 *Registration will begin at 7:45am for a prompt 8:00am start.

UNSW Sydney
Randwick NSW 2052
Carers: $100, Health Professionals: $150


Training Facilitators
Carolyn Bright

Carolyn Bright is a National Family Connection Trainer and Clinical Psychologist at the
Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service. Carolyn has extensive knowledge and experience
of Borderline Personality Disorder with comprehensive training in Dialectical Behaviour
Therapy and is currently a Family Connections Leader in Perth.

Terri-lee Hill

Terri-lee is a qualified Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, specialising in emotional health, treatment of mental illness, family mental health, consultation and professional development.  She is a trained Family Connections Group facilitator.

Minh Nguyen-Hoan


Anita McGregor


WEBINAR – BPD and Families: What is the Connection? Part 2

Watch a FREE webinar with a panel discussion featuring Cassie Choo, person with lived experience of BPD, Carissa Wright, BPD Peer Support Group Facilitator and Aaron Fornarino, Public Sector Employee, person with lived experience of BPD and Law Student. Watch it here

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Radio interviews for BPD Awareness Week

Sanctuary member Liz Hodgman was interviewed by presenter Paul Richards on Radio 5AA on Monday 1 October at 2:30pm (SA time).    Here is a recording of her interview: Radio Interview with Liz Hodgman Sanctuary convenor Judy Burke and Aaron Fornarino are...

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