Events & Conferences

11th Annual conference on the treatment of personality disorders

"Save the Date"

When:      Thursday 2, Friday 3 and Saturday 4 November 2017

Where:   University of Wollongong

The 11th Annual Treatment of Personality Disorders conference will be held from 2 to 4 November 2017 at the University of Wollongong, near Sydney, Australia.

  • Thursday, 2 November - Pre-Conference Workshop - Carer & Consumer day
  • Friday, 3 November - 11th Annual Conference on the Treatment of Personality Disorders - Understanding narcissistic personalities and other relationship complexities
  • Saturday, 4 November - Workshop - Psychotherapy for narcissistic personality disorder: clinical dilemmas and recommendations - Professor Elsa Ronningstam (USA)

We are delighted to announce Professor Elsa Ronningstam from Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital will present a keynote on Friday "Understanding narcissistic personalities: what research and clinical experience teaches us" and an all day clinical workshop on Saturday "Psychotherapy for narcissistic personality disorder: clinical dilemmas and recommendations."

Program will be available soon.

Call for abstracts

If you have an idea or proposal for an original presentation (e.g. new research, treatment approach, or a consumer or carer perspective) or poster proposal (e.g. on a new service innovation) please email with a 250-word summary. This call closes 1 August 2017.

SEE presentations from our previous conferences.  

Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week

The Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia has declared the first week of October as Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week

Read the Senate declaration here.

There are activities and events throughout this week supporting BPD awareness, including an annual BPD conference.

For events see:

BPD Awareness Week Website
Project Air Strategy Events & Conferences
BPD Foundation


Last reviewed: 20 June, 2017

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