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Video: What Is Validation and Why Is It So Important?

Everyone wants to be seen and heard. Validation, at its core, is a way of letting someone we care for know that we understand them, and in turn, can strengthen our connection with our loved ones. Validating the thoughts and feelings of kids and adolescents is especially important, even if you don’t...

Video: Engaging With Closed-Off Kids & Teens

Having difficult conversations is challenging, but if they’re handled well, it can bring you closer with your children. Being a caretaker means setting the tone that your kids can come to you with anything they want to talk to you about. Talking about tough subjects helps strengthen your child’s...

Podcast: Engaging With Closed-Off Kids & Teens

Jenn talks to Dr. Blaise Aguirre about how to have difficult conversations with kids and teens. Blaise suggests ways to approach difficult topics with children and adolescents, shares strategies to encourage your kids to open up to you, discusses navigating the complexities of growing up and gaining...

Video: Tips for Overcoming Self-Loathing

Self-hatred, or self-loathing, is a common and painful experience for people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and related disorders. However, none of the major treatments specifically target this symptom. Treating severe, chronic self-loathing can be challenging for the clinician and...

4 Myths About Borderline Personality Disorder

So you think you know about borderline personality disorder? Think again. Many of us have seen the movie “Fatal Attraction,” where the lead female character is described as having borderline personality disorder (BPD), but the diagnosis is not that Hollywood portrayal. In fact, despite great efforts...