Watch on demand. The webinar is available with English captions and subtitles in Spanish.
About the Webinar
In an era of heightened uncertainty and unprecedented circumstances, many struggle to manage shifting emotions and intense moods. For individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) already facing significant baseline emotional and interpersonal instability, the COVID-19 pandemic creates a host of new challenges.
According to Dr. Unruh, the coronavirus pandemic is uniquely difficult for those with BPD. It challenges the way these individuals feel held together and supported on a basic level.
Dr. Unruh offers strategies to support individuals with BPD during the pandemic.
Learn more about borderline personality disorder:
- About BPD
- McLean Hospital’s BPD Patient and Family Education Initiative
- National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
- Viktor Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning
- Dr. Marsha Linehan: Building a Life Worth Living
About Dr. Unruh
Brandon Unruh, MD, is the medical director of the Gunderson Residence, an intensive, specialized residential program for women with severe personality disorders. His clinical approach is anchored in the integration of evidence-based treatments such as dialectical behavior therapy, mentalization-based treatment, and general psychiatric management.
Learn more about Dr. Unruh.
More COVID-19 Resources
It’s important to think about ways to manage your mental health during these difficult times. McLean is committed to providing mental health and self-care resources for all who may need them. You and your family may find these strategies from McLean experts helpful to feel mentally balanced and safe during the coronavirus outbreak.