Tag Archives: BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

“Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” Originally aired: Thursday December 7, 2017 Speakers: Nina Lewis-Schroeder, PhD, Staff Psychologist, Adult Outpatient Services, McLean Hospital & Amy Dierberger, PhD, Psychologist, Hill Center for Women, McLean Hospital This webinar will focused on reviewing the overlap in the symptom presentation of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and complex… Read More »

Narcissistic Abuse From the Why To The What Working the Change Triangle in Healing

The importance of moving out of the “Why’s” and into the “What” and then how questions using the Change Triangle and other tools in healing and recovery from Narcissistic Abuse, trauma, CPTSD, PTSD. I have been honoured to help and journey with many Narcissistic Abuse Survivors in supporting and helping them in their recoveries. What… Read More »

BPD vs. C-PTSD: The Problem with Borderline Personality Disorder

Hi, I’m Leif and in this video, I’ll explain the difference between BPD vs. C-PTSD. I’ll divulge why I reject my BPD diagnosis in favor of C-PTSD, or complex post-traumatic stress disorder. I’ll give a brief overview of what BPD is and where it came from, tying it in with the history of Freud’s “hysterical… Read More »

Why Every Trauma Survivor Needs Rest (C-PTSD Recovery)

Hi, I’m Leif E. Greenz and I’m exhausted. In today’s video, I’ll address why every trauma survivor needs rest. Doing nothing at least once a week is crucial for C-PTSD survivors and borderline sufferers in recovery. Instagram: @leifegreenz Want to do the things you love while avoiding burnout? Then you need to take some time… Read More »


I started taking Prazosin in place of my daily Propranolol last week and have since experienced some serious side effects, including heart palpations, racing, and pain. I’ve been short of breath and shaky. I tried to exercise and felt so weak, I fell to the floor in tears. As soon as I returned to Propranolol,… Read More »

Are You Too Much? (C-PTSD Relationships)

Hi, I’m Leif E. Greenz and a lot of people can’t stand me. I’m too much — too loud, too sick, too troublesome to bother with. In this video, I’ll talk about what it means and how it feels to be “too much” for people as a result of C-PTSD or BPD. I’ll share some… Read More »


Hi, I’m Leif. In today’s video, I’ll be talking about how borderline personality disorder (BPD) and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) can lead to what I call “toxic empathy,” which is essentially empathy that doesn’t serve you — or worse, empathy that destroys you. I’ve notoriously made friends with lots of shady characters who use,… Read More »

6 New Tricks to Stop a Mental Breakdown (C-PTSD Dissociation)

Hi, I’m Leif E. Greenz and welcome to the first episode of my new series, Toolbox Tuesdays! Follow me on Instagram @leifegreenz or learn more about my insanity at leifegreenz.com Do you suffer from severe dissociate episodes, flashbacks, or general mental breakdowns related to borderline personality disorder (BPD) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Today you’ll… Read More »

MARY ZANARINI – Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) vs. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Mary Zanarini, creator of The McLean Study of Adult Development (a long-running longitudinal study on BPD), discusses Borderline Personality Disorder from the viewpoint of an all-star researcher / clinician-scientist. – For more information about the BORDERLINE film, screening dates, etc. please visit our website at http://borderlinethefilm.com Our archive of videos on BPD is expanding –… Read More »

I’m too sensitive to survive

Hi, I’m Leif. In today’s video, I’m talking about PTSD and extreme sensitivity. Connect with me on Instagram @leifegreenz Are you a highly sensitive person? Do you overanalyze body language and take harmless comments the wrong way? If so, you’re in good company. Having borderline personality disorder (BPD) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often… Read More »

Can Hair Dye Cure PTSD Symptoms?

Hi, I’m Leif. In today’s video, I’ll be talking about why I dye my hair during complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) episodes, aka mental breakdowns. I’ll also give an overview of alternate rebellion, a dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) skill for borderline personality disorder (BPD). Super sorry for the background noise. My computer was stressed and… Read More »

I think terrible thoughts (C-PTSD)

Rumination: What is it? Why do we do it? How can we stop? This video covers the basics of rumination and how it relates to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Intrusive thoughts can be extremely destructive, but there are plenty of ways to fight them. I’ll review different dialectical behavioral therapy… Read More »