Self-harm: Why My Daughter Does It and How Can I Help?

Self-harm: Why does my daughter do it and what can I do to help?   Me: Why do you think that you self-harm?   Student: “I like it.” “It helps me feel better.” “It makes me numb.” “It helps me to feel something.” “I use it to punish myself.” “I use it to punish others.” […]

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Understanding Self Harms

  Self harm is very seldom understood by those not struggling with it. It may seem unnecessary or even counterproductive to those on the outside. Explaining the drive to self harm is just as difficult for those suffering from it. When talking with those that have self harmed, a common theme is that ‘it doesn’t […]

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Milieu Treatment For Cutting

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Like other compulsive or addictive behaviors, self-harm is often a method for avoiding unwanted and unpleasant emotions.

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6 Things Your Child Needs From You to Reduce Cutting (Self-Harm) Behaviors

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Part 3 of 3 – There are a number of tried and true, research-supported approaches to therapy that can help adolescents manage and overcome the impulse to cut or self harm.

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Treating Self-Harm

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Part 2 of 3 – Treatment for adolescents with complex issues like self-harm takes time, commitment and a great deal of patience.

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Causes of Self-harm: Understanding Why Teens Harm Themselves

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Part 1 of 3 – Self-Harm is an increasingly pervasive symptom of emotional distress among adolescent girls.

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