Professional Organizations





Behavioral Tech, LLC

Marsha Linehan

Founded by Dr. Marsh Linehan, trains mental health care providers and treatment teams in DBT. Dr. Linehan advocates for BPD clients and professionals. She designed the DBT methodology.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Pauline Prin

The largest advocacy and education organization supporting all mental disorders

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD)

Perry Hoffman


The mission of the NEA-BPD is to raise public awareness, provide education, promote research on borderline personality disorder, and enchance the quality of life of those affected by this serious mental illness.

Treatment And Research National Advancements in Personality Disorder

Valerie Porr

A 501 C3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to foster education and research in the field of personality disorder, specifically but not exclusively BPD.They also provide information on how to find a DBT therapist.

Florida Borderline Personality Disorder Association

Amanda Smith

The mission of the Florida BPD Association is to promote awareness, education, and research of BPD and cultivate an atmosphere of support among professionals, consumers, and families throught the state of Florida.

Abraham Low Self-Help Systems

Dr. Low, the founder was a pioneer in CBT type therapy. He founded his self-help program in the 1930's. They focus on various self-help methods for many mental illness issues.


Home BASE is a site that provides information about BPD and its treatment, and research articles about BASE and the studies at Indiana University School of Medicine: BPD Treatment & Research Ctr.

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Tami Green


National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder. Tami is both a professional and a client

U.S. National Library of Medicine bmed/10729937?dopt=Ab stract

Scientific information on DBT and BPD studies. Many articles are only available for a fee.

BPD World

British site devoted to borderline personality disorder

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