The Buddha and the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating

The Buddha and the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating Author Kiera Van Gelder
ISBN-10 157224710X
ISBN-13 9781572247109
Year 2010-08-01
Pages 264
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Kiera Van Gelder s first suicide attempt at the age of twelve marked the onset of her struggles with drug addiction depression post traumatic stress self harm and chaotic romantic relationships all of which eventually led to doctors belated diagnosis of borderline personality disorder twenty years later The Buddha and the Borderline is a window into this mysterious and debilitating condition an unblinking portrayal of one woman s fight against the emotional devastation of borderline personality disorder This haunting intimate memoir chronicles both the devastating period that led to Kiera s eventual diagnosis and her inspirational recovery through therapy Buddhist spirituality and a few online dates gone wrong Kiera s story sheds light on the private struggle to transform suffering into compassion for herself and others and is essential reading for all seeking to understand what it truly means to recover and reclaim the desire to live

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Get Me Out of Here

Get Me Out of Here Author Rachel Reiland
ISBN-10 9781592857777
Release 2009-07-30
Pages 464