174 Borderline Personality Disorder with Steven Dawson, LCSW (Part 1)
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 one of a two-part series.
In This Episode
In part 1 of our interview with Steven Dawson about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Steven talks about the BPD diagnosis – the meaning of it, the history of it, the implications of it; as well as diagnoses in general and how he approaching diagnosis with his patients.
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 is it called when one chickpea murders another chickpea?
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