Psychoeducation sessions

Spectrum offer free monthly online psychoeducation sessions for people with a living experience of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and/or complex trauma.

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Psychoeducation sessions

Spectrum provide free psychoeducation sessions for people who are living with BPD and/or complex trauma. These sessions are facilitated by clinicians to provide the latest information on BPD, useful handouts and opportunities to ask questions.

About the session

  • 2-hour single-session delivered online
  • no cost
  • small groups
  • clinicians led - psychiatrist and clinical psychologist
  • interactive, opportunity to ask questions and discuss information provided
  • no pressure to speak if you are reluctant
  • receive useful handouts, videos and education resources, and
  • no need to have prior knowledge about BPD and/or complex trauma

Content of the session

The session will cover the following:

  • diagnosis and symptoms
  • risk factors for the development of BPD and/or complex trauma
  • BPD and/or complex trauma across the life span
  • evidence-based treatments for BPD and/or complex trauma
  • factors that contribute to remission and recovery
  • debunk common myths about BPD and/or complex trauma
  • story of recovery from a person with a lived experience of BPD and/or complex trauma, and
  • coping with chronic stress and self-care practices

Are you eligible to attend?

To be eligible to attend one of Spectrum’s online psychoeducation session:

  • you must be over 18 years of age
  • have a living experience of personality disorder and/or complex trauma
  • interested in learning about the latest information on BPD and/or complex trauma
  • live in Australia and/or
  • not currently in hospital or currently experiencing acute crisis

NB: This session is NOT for clinicians. If you are a clinician/case manager/health care worker etc please forward the registration details to your client

Contact education and training

Phone: (03) 8413 8750 

Email: [email protected]

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