About Us

ON-BPD is a volunteer-run charitable organization (Registered Charity Number: 829239474RR0001). The main objectives of Ottawa Network for Borderline Personality Disorder (ON-BPD) are to educate and support relatives of people with BPD and to help family members develop skills for coping. This is done primarily through presenting the Family Connections program.

Read more about the program in the Family Connections page of our site

Tax receipts can be provided for donations. See our Donations page for more information.

Membership dues are $10 per person per year. To learn about membership and other ways to support ON-BPD, visit our Membership page.

ON-BPD Board of Directors

Michèle Langlois
President | michele@on-bpd.ca

Winston Revie
Immediate Past President | winston@on-bpd.ca

Erin Leith
Vice-President | erin@on-bpd.ca

Sue Goulais
Treasurer | sue@on-bpd.ca

Karen Hanna
Program Director | karen@on-bpd.ca

Wynn Anne Sibbald
Media Director | wynnanne@on-bpd.ca

ON-BPD Advisory Board

Dr. Geneviève Bouchard
Psychologist, Hôpital Montfort

Helen Gottfried-UnRuh, MS, RSW
Senior Manager, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa Branch

Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder

Judy McConnery
Director, Mental Health and Addictions, Centretown Community Health Centre

Deanna Mercer, MD, FRCPC
Staff Psychiatrist, DBT pilot program coordinator, The Ottawa Hospital; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa

Patricia Swick, BScN, MSW, RSW
Social Worker, Youth Outpatient Department, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Patricia Woodward, MAT
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder