Feeling Better: A Kid’s Book About Therapy
Using a journal format, 12-year-old Maya chronicles her emotional ups and downs and describes the process of psychotherapy. Written by Rachel Rashkin and illustrated by Bonnie Adamson, 2005
Stop Walking on Eggshells
Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder. Randi Kreger and Paul Mason, 2010
Also: The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook
Practical Strategies for Living with Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder. Randi Kreger, 2008
Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect
This book examines the twelve types of parents who are most likely to emotionally neglect their child and the ten common struggles of emotionally neglected adults. It also includes six strategies for healing from Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN), and includes a chapter about how to be an emotionally attuned parent to your own children. Dr. Jonice Webb, 2012
This novel, recommended for those with BPD or those living with them, follows Kristen, who suffers from BPD. It is a perfect window into the mind of someone with a mood disorder. Felicia Johnson, 2013.
Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
How to Keep Out-of-Control Emotions from Destroying Your Relationship. Shari Manning, (Foreword by Marsha Linehan), 2011
Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder:
A Family Guide for Healing and Change. Valerie Porr, 2010
Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified
An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD. Robert Friedel, 2004
New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder
Your Friendly, Authoritative Guide to the Latest in Traditional and Complementary Solutions. Neil Bockian, with Valerie Porr and Nora Villagran, 2002
A hopeful resource for those who wish to gain better understanding of the BPD experience-and to make use of these insights in day-to-day family interactions. It is a compassionate guide for helping loved ones with BPD.
This book is a helpful tool for anyone who struggles with emotional sensitivity and/or Borderline Personality Disorder to use as you work toward creating a healthier, more meaningful life—a life worth living—by balancing acceptance and change.