As well as listening and discussing important issues with you, the psychotherapist can suggest ways to resolve problems and, if necessary, help you change your attitudes and behaviour. Therapy for BPD aims to help people get a better sense of control over their thoughts and feelings.
What kind of therapy is used effectively with borderline personality disorder?
Types of psychotherapy that have been found to be effective include: Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). DBT includes group and individual therapy designed specifically to treat borderline personality disorder.
Can BPD be cured with therapy?
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) cannot be cured, and anyone who enters treatment looking for a quick and easy fix is bound to be disappointed. However, with treatment the symptoms of BPD can be effectively managed, monitored, and ultimately reduced in intensity, or entirely eliminated.