Personality Disorders


Personality Disorder Can Be Healed

At Nysa Therapy we specialize in the treatment of personality disorders. Whether you are looking for help for yourself or a loved one or are a professional seeking a deeper understanding of personality disorders and how to provide effective treatment, we can help. People really can, and do, get better. We look forward to working with you.

Our mission is to effectively treat personality disorders, and build the skills and knowledge of treating professionals through training, consultation, and research.

Upcoming Events

Monday Night Discussion Group: Understanding Dependent Personality Disorder

Monday, June 18th, 2018
6:00pm to 7:30pm

This is it! The penultimate discussion group before we take the summer off. To be clear the summer off from having discussion groups. The clinic will be open and busy as usual. We’ll be closing out our discussion groups with an intriguing and in-depth presentation about dependent personality disorder. We’ll be looking at criteria, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and the presentation as we’ve experienced in our own practices. As always, we look forward to and welcome your questions, comments, and experiences. The group is at our office in Chico, free and worth 1.5 CEU

Monday Night Discussion Group: Treating Dependent Personality Disorder

Monday, June 25th, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This will be our last discussion group for some time. We’ve now presented on all 12 personality disorders and our own integrative method of understanding and treating personality disorders. We’ll be closing out the discussion groups this evening with a look at how to treat dependent personality disorder. This will include examples, case consultations, role plays and, as always, your questions, comments and experiences. Please join us for this last discussion group and a look at what lies ahead. As per usual, the group is at our office in Chico, free and worth 1.5 CEU

Recent News

Dr. Steven Diggs & Dr. Rebecca Diggs Chico State Humanities Center Lecture

Posted by Adam on April 10, 2018

The Shift from Problems to Exceptions (video)

Posted by Adam on March 14, 2018
We've produced a series of one-minutes videos in which we discuss some aspect of Nysa Therapy's integrated approach to treating personality disorders. In this months video Dr. Diggs discusses how…

Separation vs Attachment-Based Disorders

Posted by Adam on February 22, 2018
Adam writes about the division between attachment-based personality disorders and separation-based personality disorders.