Project Air resources are available here in PDF format and free of charge. Please note that permission to print these resources is not required, however they are copyright protected and should not be altered in any way.
Project Air Strategy has developed a series of 7 Therapy Cards for clinicians to use in treatment with clients with a personality disorder. These postcards are colourful – 4 provide a useful take away message and 3 provide space to write new strategies. Dimensions are A5 (210 x 148 mm, 8.3 x 5.8 in).
- arguments and conflicts
- dealing with feelings
- dealing with thoughts
- dealing with relationship issues
DOWNLOAD Therapy Card PDF (5.1mb)
Manuals and guidelines
- Personality Disorders
- Brief Intervention Manual
- Brief Intervention Manual for Adolescents
- Adolescent Intervention - Guide for Clinicians
- Parenting with Personality Disorder & Complex Mental Health Issues Intervention
- Family, Partner and Carer Intervention Manual for Personality Disorders
- Schools, Teachers & Students
Project Air Strategy Treatment Guidelines for Personality Disorders (2015) (PDF 5.6mb)
These Treatment Guidelines have been developed by Project Air Strategy to assist services and practitioners working with personality disorders.
Project Air Strategy Brief Intervention Manual (2015) (PDF 5.6mb)
This Brief Intervention Manual has been developed by Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders. It is designed to assist services and practitioners implement an integrative relational step-down model of care. It helps to plan care, manage clients in crisis, deliver brief interventions, and connect with carers.
Project Air Strategy Brief Intervention Manual for Adolescents (2019) (PDF 4.8mb)
This manual is designed to help healthcare workers and services intervene early and better support young people with complex mental health issues. It is particularly focused on young people in crisis, who have complex needs, by providing practical therapeutic techniques in the prevention and treatment of high-risk challenging behaviours
Adolescent Intervention - Guide for Clinicians (2019) (PDF 4.1mb)
This guideline has been developed by Project Air Strategy as an intervention for clinicians working with young people with complex mental health issues, including personality disorder, trauma history, self-harm and suicidal behaviour and difficulties with affect, identity and relationships.
Parenting with Personality Disorder and Complex Mental Health Issues Intervention (2018) (PDF 1.7mb)
This manual is designed by the Project Air Strategy to provide a brief parenting intervention for mental health workers to assist people with personality disorders and complex mental health issues to strengthen and enhance their parenting skills.
Family, Partner and Carer Intervention Manual for Personality Disorders (2019) (PDF 3.1mb)
This manual is designed for working with families, partners and carers of people with personality disorder, emerging personality disorder, symptoms or traits.
Project Air Strategy Schools, Teachers & Students - Working with young people with complex mental health issues. Understanding and responding to emerging personality disorder, trauma history, self-harm and suicidal behaviour and difficulties with identity, emotions and relationships (2016) (PDF 831kb)
This guide was therefore designed with the motto: “For any teacher, anywhere”. It is hoped that any person working in the education system engaging in regular communication with young people experiencing mental health difficulties will find this guide useful when they require extra support and information. This includes teachers, support teachers, year advisors, deputy principals, principals, school counsellors and psychologists.
Our mind can be so full of past regrets and future worries that we never enjoy the current moment. Allow these worries and regrets to float away like leaves on a stream, and focus on what is important for you right now.
If a community values its children it must cherish their parents | John Bowlby, a British psychologist, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst made this statement in 1951 in an article “Maternal care and mental health” WHO Monograph
Shadow passes. Light remains. | From the Latin sundial inscription: Transit umbra, lux permanet – Shadow passes, light remains
Staying Connected: A family, partner and carer resource for improving relationships with people with a personality disorder.
The film was developed as a training tool illustrating these strategies for communicating with others when they are in distress. The goal of this resource is to assist in improving key relationships, and may assist carers, partners, families, colleagues, people with a personality disorder, and health practitioners and services (approx. 30 minutes, DVD PAL, Region 0). Please see the fact sheet that supports this resource:
“Staying Connected: Strategies for effective communication and healthy relationships” (pdf 683kb)
Parenting with Personality Disorder: A film for health professionals, parents, caregivers and families.
This short film follows the life of Sam and her three children. It shows the choices Sam has to make as a parent while struggling with personality disorder. It was developed as a training tool illustrating parenting strategies for caregivers with a personality disorder. (approx 15 minutes, DVD PAL, Region 0). Please see the fact sheet that supports this resource:
"Parenting with Personality Disorder" (pdf 236kb)
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to obtain a DVD.