Resources and support



Spectrum Common Factors Treatment: A Brief Individual Intervention For Borderline Personality Disorder. Free Download  

F. Donald & A. Potter (2020) This is a treatment guide for clinicians working with people with a diagnosis of BPD in a brief intervention format. The treatment guide is based on common factors principles and draws on aspects of a number of different therapy approaches.

Free download (PDF, 411KB)

 BPD bookcover

 Borderline Personality Disorder: Towards Effective Treatment -  Sold out  
J Beatson, S Rao and C Watson (2010) This is a comprehensive text on borderline personality disorder for health professionals. It provides an overview of aetiology, treatment and service system issues.


Wise Choices: Acceptance and Commitment therapy groups for people with borderline personality disorder
J. Morton & L. Shaw (2012) 'Wise Choices' is a group treatment manual for borderline personality disorder which is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The manual includes a CD with electronic copies of 70 participant handouts.

Mainly written for therapists it also provides useful information for people with BPD and those that support them.

To order please contact spectrum@easternhealth.org.au or download the order form (156KB PDF).