What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is one of the core components of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Nobel Peace Prize nominee, prolific author and Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh describes mindfulness as “the energy of being aware and awake to the present moment…the continuous practice of touching life deeply in every moment of daily life…to…

Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder

Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) often receive mental health treatment with the benefits shown for the use of psychotherapy (NCCMH, 2009; Peris, 2009; NHMRC, 2012) and to a lesser degree psychoeducation (Zanarini & Frankenburg, 2008). Although receiving treatment, not all individuals with BPD presenting to health services receive the…