Borderline Personality Disorder

Information on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Group Therapy for

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Group Therapy alone is rarely a sufficient treatment for BPD. However it can be a very useful adjunct to individual therapy. DBT groups provide training in coping skills which can be integrated with individual therapy. The STEPPS program (Blum, Bartels, St John, & Pfohl 2002) is another group program designed to supplement individual therapy.


As well as providing an opportunity to learn new coping skills, group therapy provides an opportunity to mix with others with BPD. Being reminded that you are not alone in your struggles can provide encouragement. Group members are also often able to learn from each other and encourage each other forward.


Disclaimer: This site provides only general information and is not designed to be used for diagnosis or treatment. You should consult a qualified mental health professional for advice on your situation. This is an Australian site designed for Australian audiences.