Who we are...

Welcome to the
Personality disorder service

Our team of professional practitioners have specific skills and an interest in working with people who find themselves described as high risk, often with more than one diagnosis and often diagnosed with a personality disorder in particular borderline personality disorder. 

Garden at The Iris Centre, Exeter
Consultation room at The Iris Centre, Exeter
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Garden at The Iris Centre, Exeter

What we do

Our service is for adults with past and current lived experience of mental health difficulties often described by professionals as severe, complex in nature and particularly those with a diagnosis of personality disorder.

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Consultation room at The Iris Centre, Exeter

How to refer

Everyone who uses our service must give their consent. It is helpful, but not always essential, for people to be well-motivated. We are looking for a willingness to try something different and a genuine desire to change.

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Clinical information

New NICE standards to improve care for people with personality disorders came out on 11 June 2015. 'Meeting the challenge - Making a Difference': a new personality disorder practitioner guide.

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