The Family Connections™ Program
Family Connections™ is a 12-week course that meets weekly to provide education, skills training, and support for people who are in a relationship with someone who has BPD. Focusing on issues that are specific to BPD, it is hosted in a community setting and led by trained group leaders who are usually family members of relatives with BPD. 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: current information and research on BPD and on family functioning; individual coping skills based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT); family skills; and group support that builds an ongoing network for family members.
• Research-based program typically taught as 12-week course
• Education & Research on BPD
• Skills training for families based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy
• Skills training for families based on
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
• Relationship Mindfulness
• Effective Communication
• Development of a support network
When: Tuesday 5:00-6:30 PM, co-led by Elizabeth Wine, PsyD and Joanna Marino, PhD
Commitment: The research demonstrating effectiveness of this program is based on a 12-week commitment. We HIGHLY encourage attending all 12 weeks.