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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Found Effective for Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an illness characterized by stormy relationships, low self-regard and problems managing strong emotions. People with BPD are more frequently hospitalized for psychiatric care than patients with other kinds of personality disorders or those with major depression. How to successfully reduce the number of required inpatient services was the subject of […]

The Ranch Treatment Center Opens New House with Intensive Focus on Dialectical Behavior Therapy

The Ranch opens Mill House, a 14-bed southern mansion for women with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse that provides intensive education and training in dialectical behavior therapy. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 – The Ranch treatment center opens Mill House, a brand new 14-bed facility for women with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance […]

An Interview with Lauren Herman, Primary Therapist

Growing up in Ohio, Lauren Herman had plans to become an elementary school teacher. She moved to Nashville to earn her master’s degree from Vanderbilt, but quickly discovered that her real passion was understanding the psychology behind the children and families she was working with.