National Education Alliance


Borderline Personality Disorder

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 Melbourne, Victoria. The training will be led by Clinical Psychologists Dr Carolyn Bright and Dr Sian Jeffery.
Saturday & Sunday, 18-19 August, between 8.45am to 5:00pm

*Registration will begin at 8:30am for a prompt 8.45am start.

Spectrum Room Level 1, 110 Church St, Richmond, Vic 3121, Australia
Carers: $100, Health Professionals: $150

*Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.

Training Facilitators
Carolyn Bright

Carolyn Bright is a 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. She is currently a Family Connections Leader in Perth.

Carolyn Bright
Dr Sian Jeffery

Dr Sian Jeffery is a Clinical Psychologist and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Coordinator at the Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service. Dr Jeffery has undertaken specialised training in DBT and presented extensively on BPD and DBT in Australia.