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October Webinar: Understanding Cutting & Other Self-Harm Behaviors

As part of our Lunch & Learn personality disorder training series for therapists, we’re taking on a topic that most therapists have faced: cutting and other self harm behaviors.  As part of our Therapist Development Program, Nysa Therapy has launched a free webinar series taking on topics that matter to…
September 27 Lunch & Learn: Understanding Borderline Rage

We’re Launching Brand New Lunchtime Webinar Series for Therapists

We’re excited to offer a new personality disorder training series! At Nysa Therapy, we provide therapists and students studying to be mental health professionals with the skills and tools they need to effectively treat personality disorder. That’s why we are proud to announce the launch of our “Lunch & Learn”…
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Pop Culture & PD: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Pop culture can be an excellent example and opportunity for learning about personality disorder. If you’ve seen it, you will never forget Jim Carey as Joel and Kate Winslet as Clementine in the 2004 cult classic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. If you don’t want to read spoilers, this blog…

Reflections on “Quiet” Personality Disorder

Most people lead lives of quiet desperation. – Henry David Thoreau – As strange as this might sound, I’ve always loved this quote. Since I was a teenager this quote has explained a feeling I have about many of the people I meet every day. Most are friendly and appropriate…

What is Personality Disorder?

What is Personality Disorder? We are often asked this question by both patients and clinicians. Our definition most certainly goes beyond what you’d find in the DSM, because at Nysa Therapy, our focus is on WHY personality disorder makes sense, and why mental health practitioners should EXPECT patients to act…
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Congratulations, Suzanne!

We’ve got some exciting news to share… Suzanne Papini, one of our very own Nysa Therapists, has passed the Marriage and Family Therapist licensing exam! The hours of education and dedication it takes to become a licensed therapist is no easy task, and we’ve been proud to be a part of…

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