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Connecting Families Program
Connecting Families Program

Date and time is TBD


The Historic Village, Tauranga

Connecting Families Program

Connecting Families is a free, evidence based 8-week course for whānau supporting someone affected by borderline personality disorder (BPD) or emotion dysregulation. Family Link runs this course twice a year one evening a week over an 8-week period.

Time & Location

Date and time is TBD

The Historic Village, Tauranga, 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand


This program is designed to give whānau practical tools and skills and covers:

·  Current research on BPD, emotion dysregulation, and family functioning

·  Relationship skills based on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) to help you support your loved one in a compassionate and empathetic way.

·  Effective communication skills and techniques

·  Group support that builds an ongoing network for whānau

·  Individual coping skills for taking care of yourself and your wellbeing.

Your loved one does not need to have a formal diagnosis of BPD for you to attend this course. 

However, attendees need to be at least 18 years old. 

You may find it helpful to browse the resources available on the NEABPD website while you are waiting for us to start our next course

If you think you or anyone in your whānau would benefit from attending this course, please get in touch.

(O7) 577 1457


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