Keir Harding is an Occupational Therapist and DBT therapist with 20 years experience in mental health and an MSc in 'personality disorder'. He is lead therapist in an NHS service and Clinical Lead for Beam Consultancy. Keir works closely with people with lived experience to provide training, expertise and therapy to help avoid long term hospitalisation. You can follow him on Twitter @Keirwales
Keir Harding summarises the recently published position statement on personality disorder from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Readers interested in personality disorder research and services should follow #BIGSPD2020 on Twitter for the British and Irish Group for the Study of Personality Disorder conference on 24-26 March 2020.[read the full story...]
Keir Harding prepares for the #BIGSPD19 conference by reading Mike Crawford et al’s recent RCT on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of lamotrigine in borderline personality disorder.[read the full story...]
Keir Harding explores a recent study of community-based, step-down, and residential specialist psychodynamic programmes for personality disorders, which includes some surprising findings.[read the full story...]
Keir Harding publishes his debut elf blog on a recent national survey of personality disorder services, which finds continued exclusion, variability of practice and inconsistencies in the availability of services across England.[read the full story...]