IMPORTANT: - The form must be filled once per participant- Participants must be 18 years or older
it is hosted in a community setting and led by trained group leaders who are usually family members of relatives of someone with emotion dysregulation.
Dr. Alan Fruzzetti and Dr.Perry Hoffman developed the course based on their research as well as their significant professional expertise in counseling people with BPD and their loved ones. Family Connections provides:
(i) current information and research on emotion dysregulation or BPD and on family functioning; (ii) individual coping skills based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); (iii) family skills; (iv) group support that builds an ongoing network for family members.