A portrait of Ruby Frankel, today

SELF-CARE:

AN AUDIO DIARY, PART 3

PODCASTS: ITUNES · GOOGLE
Produced By Grace Gregory
As an American Studies major in college, Grace learned the importance of interdisciplinary thinking. This, her passion for storytelling, and her experience in writing, acting, and producing audio narratives, shape her work at ENDPAIN.
Featuring Ruby Frankel
Ruby Frankel is an actor and producer who splits her time between New York and her hometown of Los Angeles. She prefers New York.
Music By Henry Hall
Henry Hall is a musician and performer based in Los Angeles, California. Listen to him on Spotify, Apple Music or any online music platform.
Grace Gregory
As an American Studies major in college, Grace learned the importance of interdisciplinary thinking. This, her passion for storytelling, and her experience in writing, acting, and producing audio narratives, shape her work at ENDPAIN.
Self-Care, Part 3

PART ONE | PART TWO | PART THREE

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In the third and last part of her diary, we shift to healing. Ruby gives us an introductory understanding of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, the most common treatment for BPD. Involving thought chains, radical acceptance, and talk therapy, we realize that anybody, really, could benefit from this therapy.

Along with D.B.T., Ruby reflects on her journey towards self-acceptance and self-care, a journey that is never-ending, and always changing.

FULL SERIES ON SOUND CLOUD | TRANSCRIPT

RESOURCES

What is BPD?

Suicide Prevention Resources: 1-800-273-8255

Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386

Self-injury Resource (LGBTQIA-specific)

Families For Borderline Personality Disorder Research

Thought Chain Template (one of many on the internet—find one that works for you!)

DBT Diary apps for recording impulses and emotions and to access lists of DBT Skills: DBT Diary Card Skills Coach and Daily DBT Diary

LITERATURE AND VIDEO

I Hate You - Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality by Hal Straus and Jerold Jay Kreisman

Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder by Hal Straus and Jerold Jay Kreisman

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul Mason

Borderline Personality Disorder... What is it?

What is D.B.T. for adolescents?

ADDITIONAL CREDITS

Interview with Dr. Linehan and Dr. Victor Yalom

“How She Learned Radical Acceptance” from the Borderliner Youtube Series

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