Tribeca, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Adult with Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-Injury

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About the Client:
We are committed to providing comprehensive support for our 30-year-old adult family member who is coping with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and engaging in self-injurious behaviors. These behaviors pose significant risks to her safety and well-being, necessitating specialized interventions to address underlying emotional dysregulation and promote healthier coping strategies. Our primary goal is to help her achieve stability, improve emotion regulation skills, and develop alternative coping mechanisms to enhance her overall quality of life.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nursing team with expertise in mental health and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to provide tailored support for our family member. This project entails implementing evidence-based interventions to address self-injurious behaviors, enhance emotion regulation skills, and provide crisis management techniques to ensure her safety during periods of distress.


– **Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):**
– Facilitate individual and group DBT sessions to teach mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills to the client.
– Implement diary cards to track emotions, behaviors, and skill usage, providing feedback and reinforcement to promote skill acquisition and application in real-life situations.

– **Emotion Regulation Skills Training:**
– Conduct psychoeducation sessions to help the client understand the nature of emotions, triggers, and the role of emotional dysregulation in BPD.
– Teach adaptive emotion regulation strategies, such as identifying and labeling emotions, opposite action, and problem-solving techniques to help the client manage intense emotions more effectively.

– **Crisis Management Techniques:**
– Develop and implement safety plans tailored to the client’s individual needs and risk factors, including coping strategies, support networks, and emergency contacts.
– Provide crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques to manage acute emotional crises and prevent self-injurious behaviors, utilizing validation, empathy, and problem-solving skills to support the client in distressing situations.

– **Collaboration and Coordination:**
– Collaborate closely with the client’s mental health treatment team, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists, to ensure a coordinated approach to her care.
– Communicate regularly with family members or caregivers to provide updates on the client’s progress, address concerns, and involve them in the treatment process as appropriate.


– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Certification or extensive experience in psychiatric nursing, with a focus on providing specialized care for individuals with borderline personality disorder and self-injurious behaviors.
– Proficiency in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) principles and techniques, including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills training.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong therapeutic communication skills to establish rapport, validate emotions, and facilitate skill acquisition in DBT sessions and crisis interventions.
– Ability to assess and manage risk factors for self-injurious behaviors, implement safety protocols, and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams to ensure the client’s safety and well-being.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Compassion, empathy, and nonjudgmental attitude toward individuals with borderline personality disorder, recognizing the challenges they face and the importance of providing support without stigmatization.
– Resilience and adaptability to navigate complex and emotionally charged situations, maintaining professionalism and therapeutic boundaries while addressing the client’s acute needs and crises.

Patient Case:

**Comprehensive Support for a 30-year-old Adult with Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-Injurious Behaviors**

– **Patient:** 30-year-old adult
– **Condition:** Borderline personality disorder
– **Challenges:** Self-injurious behaviors, emotional dysregulation
– **Requirements:** Dialectical behavior therapy, emotion regulation skills training, and crisis management techniques to promote safety and well-being.


Total Budget: $328,609.44