Online Psychoeducation Session for individuals recently diagnosed with BPD

Online Psychoeducation Session for individuals recently diagnosed with BPD

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Online event

[This session is NOT for clinicians. If you are a clinician please forward the registration details to your client.]

About this event

Online psychoeducation session for individuals recently diagnosed with BPD (2 hours)

Have you been recently:

  • Diagnosed with BPD? and
  • Accessed mental health services in Victoria, Australia?

These online sessions are for you. Together we will:

  • Discuss the latest information on BPD,
  • Provide useful handouts and
  • Have lots of opportunity to ask questions.

What does the session include?

  • An overview of the signs and symptoms of BPD
  • An understanding of contributing factors of BPD
  • An understanding of the course and outcomes of BPD
  • Information about evidence-based psychological therapies for BPD
  • Common myths and misconceptions about BPD
  • Factors that may support your wellbeing
  • Discussions about self-care, common experiences of living with BPD and a lived experience recovery story

Who should attend?

  • Individuals newly diagnosed with BPD within the last 6 months
  • Adults aged 18-65 years who have accessed mental health services in Victoria
  • Individuals NOT currently in BPD specific therapy, not currently experiencing acute crises, and not currently in an in-patient stay
  • It is not a requirement that people are case managed by Area Mental Health Services

Cost: Free

Online: This session will be delivered online via zoom. A link will be sent a few days before the session.

Facilitators:

Dr Mithira Nithianandan, Consultant Psychiatrist

Jacqueline Munoz, Clinical Psychologist

Cancellation policy: If your circumstances change and you no longer can attend this event please log into your eventbrite account and cancel your ticket.

General enquiries: Email spectrumtraining@easternhealth.org.au or phone Spectrum (03) 8413 8750.

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