Middle Path, Inc. 

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Contact:

info@middle-path.org

Middle Path, PO Box 541 481 Waltham, MA 02454

Mission

Middle Path is an online resource striving to  provide education,  advocacy and resources  for those affected by borderline personality disorder.   

Middle Path's activities include:

  •  Development and distribution of educational materials 
  • Partnering with professional and advocacy organizations to promote consumer/professional collaboration  
  • Speaking on BPD symptoms, treatment and recovery 
  • Providing  consumer consultation services 
  • Advocating for treatment, stigma reduction and insurance parity.

Presentations, Conferences and Consultations

Clinician/Consumer Trainings on BPD

Project Transition, Chalfont, PA [May, 2007]
Dallas / Ft. Worth VA Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX [December, 2006]
Errera Community Care Center, West Haven, CT [September, 2006] VA Peer Support Conference Call (Pt. 1 & Pt. 2) [November, 2006]


Conference Presentations

Department of Veterans Affairs: 3rd Annual VISN 23 Mental Health Conference, Minneapolis, MN [May 2007] Faculty, "BPD From the Inside Out"


New England Personality Disorder Association: Living With Borderline Personality Disorder: Advances and Treatments Conference, Belmont, MA [March, 2007] Presenter, “What is A Borderline?”

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Expert BPD Focus Group, Arlington, VA [November, 2006] Participant and Presenter, “BPD Recovery and Peer Support.”

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Annual National Convention, Washington, DC [July 2006] Speaker and Panelist, “Ask the Doctor: Borderline Personality Disorder”

American Psychiatric Association: Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada [May 2006] Young Investigator Poster Presentation, “Peer Facilitated Psychoeducation for Borderline Personality Disorder: Further Findings”

Yale University School of Medicine & the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder: Borderline Personality Disorder Conference, New Haven, CT [May 2006] Panel Chair and Presenter, “Peer Support for Borderline Personality Disorder: Meeting the Challenge Through Partnership and Collaboration”

University College London & National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder: BPD: International Perspectives on Engaging Families and Delivering Services Conference London, UK [April 2006] Speaker and Panelist, “A Service-User’s Perspective”

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention: 5th Annual Statewide Suicide Prevention Conference , Sturbridge, MA [April 2006] Workshop Chair and Presenter, “Understanding Suicidality and Self-harm in Borderline Personality Disorder: Clinical, Consumer and Family Perspectives.”

Manic Depressive and Depressive Association (MDDA ): Community Lecture, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA [December, 2005] Featured Speaker, “A Primer on Dialectical Behavior Therapy

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder & McLean Hospital : 4th Annual Conference: Perspectives on Borderline Personality Disorder: Past, Present and Future, Burlington, MA [ Nov. 2005] Speaker and Panelist, “Consumer Perspectives on BPD

American Psychiatric Association: 57th Institute on Psychiatric Services, San Diego, CA [Oct. 2005] Poster Presenter, “Peer Facilitated Psychoeducation for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Pilot Model

Mount Sinai School of Medicine & the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder: What is It, How to Treat It, Hope for Families, New York City [June 2005] Speaker and Panelist, “Recognizing and Treating BPD

Consultant work

  • Vinfen, Cambridge, MA [2006-7], Assessment and Evaluation of Peer Educators Project; DBRC Advisory Board
  • Project Transition, Chalmont, PA [2006-7] Development of recovery model for BPD; filming recovery narratives project