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Borderline Shine - A Memoir - cover

Borderline Shine - A Memoir

Connie Greshner

Publisher: Dundurn

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Summary

A mental health therapist shares the complex childhood trauma that eventually led to her advocacy and work for people with severe and persistent mental illness
Author focuses on her slow recovery from complex trauma from childhood, and how she uses her experiences to relate to clients
Author holds a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology
Title references Borderline Personality Disorder, a mental health disorder impacting self-image, self-control, and emotional stability
Complex trauma is a medical term for exposure to multiple traumas
While the story deals with dark topics, it concludes with hope for recovery

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