175 Borderline Personality Disorder with Steven Dawson, LCSW (Part 2)
Steven Dawson is back, this time to talk about, as requested, borderline personality disorder. Steven, as always, graced us with his kind and radical view of mental illness and treatment. This is part two of a two-part series.
In This Episode
In part 2 of our interview with Steven Dawson about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Steven answers questions submitted by our listeners, including:
- How can someone get accurately diagnosed with and treated for BPD when it’s so often misunderstood and maligned, even by professionals and especially general physicians?
- Does BPD ever go into “remission” or is it a persistent condition?
- How can I be a good ally to those with BPD?
About Our Guest
Steven is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He graduated from NYU with a Masters Degree in Social Work and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Steven is a professor of Social Work at NYU and Rutgers University. He uses an eclectic style of therapy based on the ideas of Attachment Theory and Interpersonal Neurobiology. He believes that therapy is the act of making known the unknown and learning how to cope with the challenges of life.
Joke in the Middle
What do you call a fish with no eyes?
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