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 Leederville, WA. The training will be led by Clinical Psychologists Dr Carolyn Bright and Individual & Family Counsellor Jennie Fitzhardinge.

Saturday & Sunday, 8-9 December, between 8.45am to 5:00pm

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

Level 3,
9 The Avenue,
Midland WA
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.

Jennie Fitzhardinge

Jennie Fitzhardinge is a Family and Mental Health Counsellor. She is a trained and experienced Family Connections Leader based in Fremantle.

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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Free Webinar in honor of BPD Awareness Week

Neabpd Australia is hosting a Free Webinar in honor of BPD Awareness Week. Meet some with the lived experience as well as professionals in the field. Click here for full information and registration details. Webinar ‘BPD and Families: What’s the...

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