About the Author
Paul T. Mason is a program manager of Child/Adolescent Services and a psychotherapist with Psychiatric Services for St. Luke's Hospital in Racine, Wisconsin. His research on borderline personality disorder (BPD) has appeared in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, and he teaches seminars for mental health professional on the effects of BPD on partners and family members.
Randi Kreger is a professional writer and president of Kreger Marketing Group. Frustrated with lack of information about BPD and families, she initiated an internet discussions a group and a site on the web for people who care about someone with borderline personality disorder.
Kreger is also the author of The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook.
In addition to Stop Walking on Eggshells, Randi Kreger is the author of The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook (New Harbinger, 2002) and The Essential Family Member Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells (Hazelden Publishing, 2008).
Kreger's website, BPDCentral.com, is one of the longest-established, popular, and largest sites about BPD on the Internet. BPDCentral is the home of her "Welcome to Oz" online support community, a group she founded in 1995. The community is home to some 16,000 family members who gather in 15 different lists, or "neighborhoods," depending upon the type of relationship or living situation they have with someone with BPD.
Kreger was also instrumental in the formation of the Personality Disorders Awareness Network (PDAN), a not-for-profit organization. She speaks and gives workshops about BPD internationally.