Sashbear’s Expert Education Series is a series of free, online, monthly presentations with international experts speaking on topics related to emotion dysregulation and family skills.

Whether you are a relative or friend, a person with lived experience of BPD, or a mental health service provider, you will find something in our library of presentations to help you understand more about BPD and emotion dysregulation.

Upcoming Presentations

Sarah Immerman, Psy.D.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 7pm ET

Adapting DBT for Autistic People with Emotion Dysregulation Challenges

A recent study showed that autistic people are at higher risk for suicide attempts and suicide death than non-autistic individuals. Research also shows that there is a significant overlap between neurodivergence and emotion dysregulation, and there is much room for growth regarding the treatment of this presentation.

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Recordings of Recent Presentations
Filling the Void on Emptiness and Identity Disturbance in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Recording Coming Soon

Love/Hate; Attack/Withdraw; I’m right/You’re wrong. Becoming more balanced and effective in your relationship
Supporting transgender and gender-nonconforming youth
Library of Recorded Presentations

Explore our library of more than 25 presentations. We are adding more all the time. Head over to YouTube to start learning.

Explore our Library of Expert Education Presentations on YouTube

Topics include:

  • Lived experience — living with borderline personality disorder
  • Skills for family members — learning about dialectical thinking, relationship mindfulness, validation, and more
  • Mental health disorders — what does emotional dysregulation look like when someone also has another mental health disorder such as PTSD or OCD
  • Concerning behaviours — Gain understanding and skills to cope if your loved one is dealing with substance use, self-harm, or an eating disorder
  • Trauma — Learn about the intersection of trauma and BPD. Recognize the potential and impact of trauma on family members
  • Suicide, grief and loss
  • Evidence-based treatment modalities — Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mentalization Based Therapy, Radically Open DBT, Mindfulness
  • Indigenous cultural safety and awareness

Featured Presentations

Understanding Emotion Dysregulation
Finding Balance Through Dialectics
DBT Skills for Family Members
Watch more Expert Education Presentations on YouTube