Treatment Overview

For general treatment information, please click here for PD and here for BPD. 

To read about a range of treatments that may help, please click here

Keep in mind that different types of psychological therapies have been shown to help people with personality disorders. However, there is no single approach that suits everyone and treatment should be tailored to the individual and delivered by a trained professional.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

What is CBT?

Is CBT right for me?

Click here to visit Fearfighter, a computerised CBT available free through some NHS trusts to help manage panic and phobia. You need a referral to use this site.

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

What is DBT?

Is DBT right for me?

Click here to visit the official DBT website. It provides information on BPD and DBT.

Visit DBT Self Help to access a service-user-led website with information on DBT and relevant material, such as diary cards.

Mentalisation-based therapy (MBT)