BPD Resources

Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center

Books and Articles

General Information, Journals, and Workbooks

  • Beyond Borderline: True Stories of Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder - John G. Gunderson, MD, Perry Hoffman, Ph.D.
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD - Robert O. Friedel
  • Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed - Alexander Chapman, Ph.D., and Kim L, Gratz, Ph.D.
  • The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD - Daniel Fox Ph.D.
  • The BPD Card Deck: 50 Ways to Balance Emotions and Live Well with Borderline Personality Disorder – Daniel Fox Ph.D.
  • Borderline Personality Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know about Living with Borderline Personality Disorder - Alexander L. Chapman, Ph.D., Kim L. Graz, Ph.D. and Perry D. Hoffman, Ph.D.
  • Coping with BPD: DBT and CBT Skills to Soothe Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder - Blaise Aguirre, MD and Gillian Galen, PsyD.
  • Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Relieve your Suffering Using the Core Skill of Dialectical Behavior Therapy - A guide by Galen Gillian, PsyD.
  • The Stronger Than BPD Journal: DBT Activities to Help Women Manage Emotions and Heal from Borderline Personality Disorder - Debbie Corso BSc, Kathryn C. Holt PhD
  • This is Not the End: Conversations on Borderline Personality Disorder - Tabetha Martin

Memoirs and Lived Experiences

  • Building a Life Worth Living - Dr. Marsha Linehan
  • Get Me Out of Here - Rachel Reiland
  • Girl in Need of a Tourniquet - Merri Lisa Johnson
  • Loud in the House of Myself - Stacy Pershall
  • Remnants of a Life on Paper: A Mother and Daughter’s Struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder – Paula Tusiani-Eng, Bea Tusiani, Pamela Tusiani

For Families and Loved Ones

  • Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents, 2nd Edition: What To Do When Your Teen Has BPD: A Complete Guide for Families – Blaise Aguirre
  • Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder: A Family Guide for Healing and Change - Valerie Porr
  • Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder - Paul T. T. Mason, Randi Kreger
  • Talking to a Loved One with Borderline Personality Disorder: Communication to Manage Intense Emotions, Set Boundaries & Reduce Conflict - Jerold J. Kreisman, MD.
  • When Your Daughter Has BPD: Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder - Daniel S. Lobel
  • When a Loved One Has Borderline Personality Disorder: A Compassionate Guide to Building a Healthy and Supportive Relationship – Daniel Lobel PhD.