Resources

Online Resources

Dr. Alex Chapman's Personality and Emotion Research Lab, SFU

BC Mood Disorders Association

Behavioral Research & Therapy Clinics (University of Washington)

Behavioral Technology Transfer Group

Borderline Personality Disorder online support group

BPD Society of British Columbia

Bordertown DBT

How to Know If A Therapist Does DBT (PDF)

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Overwhelming Emotions Support Group

Risk Factors for Suicide (PDF)

Self-injury Outreach and Support

Treatment and Research Advancements: National Association for Personality Disorders


Online Articles

Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact and Fiction

Cost-Effectiveness of DBT

DBT - Frequently Asked Questions (Behavioral Tech, PDF)

APA: List of empirically supported treatments

APA: Research Shows Psychotherapy Is Effective But Underutilized

DBT Vancouver in the News

Georgia Straight: Borderline personality disorder triggers turmoil and rage

Here to Help BC: DBT Centre of Vancouver


DBT in the News

Scientific American: The Truth About Borderline

New York Times: Expert on Mental Illness Reveals Her Own Fight

Time Magazine: The Mystery of Borderline Personality Disorder

New York Times: With Toughness and Caring, a Novel Therapy Helps Tortured Souls

New York Times: So Far, Holding Up Under Scrutiny

Time Books: DBT included in '100 New Scientific Discoveries'


Other Recommended DBT Programs

DBT Centre of San Diego

DBT Centre of Seattle


Recommended Books

Chapman, A., & Gratz, K. (2007). The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford.

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford.

Miller, A. L., Rathus, J. H., & Linehan, M. M. (2006). Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents. New York: Guildford.

Manning, S. (2011). New York: Guilford.

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Recent Articles on DBT

Chapman, A. L., Gratz, K. L., & Brown, M. (2006). Solving the puzzle of deliberate self-injury: The experiential avoidance model. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 44, 371-394.

Koons, C., Chapman, A.L., Betts, B., O’Rourke, B., & Robins, C.J. (2006). Dialectical behavior therapy adapted for the vocational rehabilitation of significantly disabled mentally ill adults. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 13, 146-156.

Linehan, M. M., Comtois, K. A., Murray, A. M., Brown, M. Z., Gallop, R.J., Heard, H. L, Korslund, K.E., Tutek, D.A., Reynolds, S.K., Lindenboim, N. (2006) Two-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63(7), 757-766.

Lynch, T. R., Chapman, A. L., Rosenthal, M. Z., Kuo, J. K., & Linehan, M. M. (2006). Mechanisms of change in dialectical behavior therapy: Theoretical and empirical observations. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62, 459-480.