Family Day registration includes 30 days access to recordings

ISSPD Family Day 2021 on October 12 & 13

Two days. Nine presentations.
Six countries. 25 speakers. 

All for only $25, including access to event recordings for 30 days.

Join us for a look at the incredible work being done around the world to support those with personality disorders and emotion dysregulation, and to support their families and friends.

Learn from researchers, individuals who live with BPD, family members, clinicians, and advocates. 

Be inspired by stories of recovery, new programs to educate families and reduce stigma. 

Hear about the importance of peer support

Find out about recent research into family programs drawing on DBT, mentalization, and validation skills.

Discover innovative approaches to supporting those with lived experience throughout the pandemic.

Not available? What if something comes up?

Recordings of all presentations will be available to paid registrants for 30 days.

Includes live Q&A for most sessions. Fee is only $25 CAN


Some highlights:

Work with families:

  • Clare Sheasgreen and Sashbear (CAN) on a new validation intervention for family members of youth.

  • Dr. Alan Fruzzetti (USA) on the 20-year history of the DBT-based Family Connections program.

  • Dr. Louise McCutcheon (AUS) on research into early intervention strategies with youth.

  • Dr. Alan Bateman (UK) on a new mentalization-based family program.

  • Valerie Porr (USA) on the TARA family program.


Work being done in Chile, Australia, UK, and the US to raise awareness and reduce stigma.

Lived Experience: 

Speakers from Norway, Chile, Austrailia, and the US on recovery, peer support, and advocacy.

See the two-day agenda below.

Click here to download the complete programme including agenda, descriptions of all presentations and bios of all speakers.

2021 ISSPD Family Day

This coming Tuesday and Wednesday!
October 12 - October 13, 2021
3-8pm CEDT (Oslo Time) 9am-2pm EDT (Toronto)



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