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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Support Group

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Support Group

Group therapy for people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

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Use this quiz to understand your struggle with BPD.

Starts 17th April, 2024

6 Zoom sessions | Every Wednesday 8 PM IST

Confidential | Small group, 6-8 people

75-minute online Zoom video conversations

Led by a therapist

Program Fee: INR 3500 for India-based participants | INR 6000 for participants outside India | INR 500 Cashback for full attendance

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Goals of the Group


In this group for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), facilitator will be utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to equip participants with skills to manage their emotions, improve interpersonal relationships, enhance distress tolerance, and cultivate mindfulness. Through DBT, individuals learn to navigate the challenges associated with BPD in a supportive and structured environment.

The primary objective of the group is to impart DBT skills encompassing mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. These skills empower individuals to identify and understand their emotions, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and communicate effectively in relationships.

Who is it for?

This group is for individuals who struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder and are looking for a supportive safe space to explore and understand better their psychic and emotional experience.

This may encompass individuals struggling with emotional dysregulation, unstable relationships, impulsivity, identity disturbances, and recurrent self-harming behaviors.

The program caters to those seeking support, skills, and strategies to effectively manage BPD symptoms and improve their overall quality of life using DBT.

Glimpse of the regime

Session 1 & 2: Introduction & General Skills

- Introduction and setting ground rules
- Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder and the bio-social theory
- Understanding basics and assumptions of DBT
- Briefly introduce the components (core mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation and distress tolerance)
- Introduce Chain Analysis and Missing Link Analysis as a tool to understand our behaviour

Session 3: Mindfulness Skills

- States of mind and introducing Wise Mind
- “ What” skills
A. observing
B. Describing
C. Participating
- “How” skills
A. Non-judgmentalness
B. One mindfulness
C. Effectiveness

Session 4: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

- Overview of Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills
- Obtaining objectives skill-fully
- Building relationships
- Walking the middle path

Session 5 & 6: Emotion Regulation Skills & Distress Tolerance Skills

Emotional Regulation

- Goals of emotion regulation
- Understanding and naming emotions
- Changing emotional responses
- Reducing vulnerability to emotion mind

Distress Tolerance Skills

- Goals of distress tolerance
- Crisis survival skills
- Reality acceptance skills

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  • It blew away all expectations about what I thought this would be. It's nice to have a group that understands what i'm going through and is talking about deeply personal shit from day one.

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  • Thank you everyone for creating such a supportive community here. I’m so freaking grateful!

    Tammanna

    Diagnosed with BPD

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Meet your Facilitator

Kangkana Bhuyan

Kangkana is a clinical psychologist and a psychotherapist in private practice. She has over 10 years of experience, last seven of which she has worked extensively with young adults. She completed her MPhil from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Along with third wave therapy modalities, she is specifically trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She is also a queer-affirmative practitioner.

She believes in following an eclectic approach while working with clients and helping them attain the best of their potentials towards being able to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.

FAQs

What are SoulUp Groups?

At SoulUp, you'll meet people who get what you're going through and might be living some of the same realities. People looking for extraordinary conversations, just like you.

✔️ Small group, 6-8 people

✔️ Every meeting led by a world-class facilitator

✔️ Weekly 75-minute online video sessions

What happens in a group session?

While the format can vary as per topic, here’s a flow that most sessions follow

Check In. Participants check-in with each others' feelings and answer the prompt given by the facilitator if any.

Conversation. Your facilitator will guide the group in a free-flowing conversation—with the goal of sharing openly, talking honestly, and deep emotional connection.

Check Out. Participants share what they're taking away from the session.

What am I going to get out of this?

Participants say that they feel heard, understood, more in control, and a feeling that you’ve got people rooting for you. By talking about your emotions and what's going on in your life, you'll realise that you're not alone and get ideas for how to improve your situation.

How long has SoulUp been around?

SoulUp was founded in Feb 2022 by Punita Mittal and Mahak Maheshwari - a team of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay with more than 20 years of combined healthcare experience. SoulUp is redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.

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- 50% refund if you cancel 16-30 days before the group start date.
- No refund if you cancel 0-15 days before the group start date.

2. If SoulUp cancels a group, we will refund the entire signup fee.

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