I receive treatment at IMH and have attended a myriad of support groups both over the course of my stay in the ward and since then, across various outpatient settings. Recently, my therapist suggested I attend her Psychotherapy Process Group. The objective of which would be to actively work through sticky interpersonal issues that surfaced during group interactions. I struggle with BPD traits and since they tend to manifest themselves as trust and boundary issues in many of my intimate relationships, I decided to give it a go.
Keep a mood diary, call a helpline and share your feelings!
The article explores ways in which both Schema Therapy (Jeffery Young) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (Marshall Linehan) target emotion dysregulation present in Borderline Personality Disorder and other forms of psychopathology. Useful for informing therapy and treatment based decisions.
This workbook has been developed for use with children ages six to fourteen who have experienced one or more traumatic events. The activities in the workbook correspond to the treatment components of the Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF- CBT) model, which was developed by Judith Cohen, Anthony Mannarino, and Esther Deblinger (Cohen, Mannarino, & Deblinger, 2006). The intended use of the workbook is by master’s level mental health professionals who have also had training in TF-CBT and have read the manual on TF-CBT (cited above).
Benefit from an easy and soothing session of Meditation (for free!) through this application. There are also functions for Sleep Stories, Breathing Techniques, and Nature Relaxation.
Schema therapy is an innovative, integrative therapy developed by Young and colleagues (Young, 1990, 1999) that significantly expands on traditional cognitive-behavioral treatments and concepts. The therapy blends elements from cognitive-behavioral, attachment, Gestalt, object relations, constructivist, and psychoanalytic schools into a rich, unifying conceptual and treatment model.
Every mental health patient should have a mental health care plan, which will help the patient, in the case of an emergency. This would be extremely helpful for caregivers and mental health patients who keep going in and out of hospitals.
Stigma is the highest rated app for mental health in the App Store. Created by a founder who deals with bipolar disorder and anxiety, Stigma provides you a safe way to build your support network, journal what’s on your mind, and keep track of your mood. Thousands of people use Stigma to see what influences their mood and connect with peers who deal with similar struggles. It was recently featured in the App Store and has over 2,000 5-star reviews!
“Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety and fear from controlling your life. MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety.
Caregivers Alliance Limited is the only professional non-profit organisation in Singapore dedicated to supporting caregivers of persons with mental illness.
“The Stop, Breathe & Think app is a free mindfulness, meditation and compassion-building lifestyle tool that is simple, fun and easy to use.
“Daylio enables you to keep a private diary without having to type a single line. Try this beautifully designed micro-diary app right now for FREE!
“BoosterBuddy is a free app designed to help teens and young adults improve their mental health.
This Guidebook is specially written for caregivers and families looking after persons with mental illness in Singapore. It hopes to serve as an introductory guide for new caregivers, while at the same time allowing experienced caregivers to have an up-to-date reference on the types of assistance and services available in Singapore.
A fact sheet about self-harm with a strong focus on cutting.
Based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), a highly effective method for working with emotional problems, Cutting Down offers a practical and accessible programme for mental health therapists from different professional backgrounds working with young people who self-harm.
Psychosis often prevents people from doing the things they used to do—such as going to work or school and enjoying time with friends and family.
This information package is designed to provide you with some information about distress intolerance and suggested strategies for managing distressing or uncomfortable feelings more effectively.
SAMH’s services include counselling (Helpline & Appointments, BGGH After Care , Mobile Mental Health Outreach Team, Community Mental Health Education, Volunteer Programme and other support services.
Silver Ribbon (Singapore) is a non-profit mental health organisation launched by Former President S R Nathan in 2006 to combat mental health stigma and encourage early treatment.
Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) is a behavioral health initiative dedicated to educate and help treat individuals suffering from eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental health concerns.
DrugRehab.com is an online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues. Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery.