Red Tears is a novel about self-harm. Suitable for 15 years and up.
Offers therapeutic strategies and interventions for working with self-harming teenagers in individual, family and group settings. This title includes worksheets and activities that help therapists identify the causes of self-harm and create pathways to healing.
What is self harm? How does it develop? Is full recovery possible? How can I help a sufferer? Research has suggested that rates of self-harm in the UK are higher than anywhere else in Europe. This accessible and practical book demystifies a subject many people find hard to understand, assessing the causes of it and showing wa... read more
Cutting it Out is a largely autobiographical account of a young woman's battle with self-harm. Carolyn's story documents her own challenging journey, offering unique insights into her feelings about self-harming and also her attitudes towards the therapy sessions commonly employed to help people who self-harm. It explores... read more
The leading authority on self-mutilation has added a new introduction to the classic text that defined the syndrome for a generation of patients, therapists and family members For years, the harm that some women do to themselves was ignored and silenced, both in psychological literature and in homes and hospitals. Dusty Mille... read more
|Author:||Michael R. Hollander|
Discovering that their teen 'cuts' is absolutely terrifying for parents. Without a clear understanding of what motivates cutting, many worry their teen may be contemplating suicide. Michael R. Hollander, a leading authority on teen self-injury, gives parents the straight facts about this alarming behavior - and explains what ... read more
A Bright Red Scream is a compelling investigation of why so many people deliberately hurt themselves and what can be done to help them. It continues to be practised mainly by middle-class women who start in their teens and self-harm throughout their lives. Most cutters are women who have been emotionally, sexually, or phy... read more
|Author:||Barent W. Walsh|
Uniquely practical and comprehensive, this timely guide addresses a problem that is on the rise, particularly among adolescents and young adults. Practitioners gain a wealth of knowledge about the variety and causes of self-injurious behavior and how to recognize it in people at risk, ranging from those who do not have psychi... read more
Self harm is worryingly common in young women, and is often used as a way of easing emotional suffering. Self Harm: A Psychotherapeutic Approach explores the issues involved from the perspective of a psychoanalytical psychotherapist. Fiona Gardner examines these issues through extensive clinical material and an analysis o... read more
Self-injury can be as addictive as any drug, and the secrecy and shame many sufferers feel about this behavior can keep them feeling trapped. But if you're ready to replace self-harm with a set of healthy coping skills, this compassionate and practical book can help. This complete guide to stopping self-injury gives you t... read more
|Author:||Edited by Claudine Fox and Keith Hawton|
Self-harm in adolescence and late teens is known to be increasing, though it is difficult to detect and inconsistently recorded. This thorough, practical and evidence-based book provides guidance for professionals and parents caring for children and young people at risk of self-harm and suicide. Claudine Fox and Keith Haw... read more
What is self-injury? Why would people deliberately hurt themselves? Why can't they stop? What can I do to help? These questions are asked and answered in Secret Scars, a revealing look at the addiction of self-injury. Self-injury is one of the fastest growing health problems among teenage girls today. Despite its preval... read more
|Author:||Edited by Helen Spandler and Sam Warner|
Beyond Fear and Control discusses ways in which services can change the focus from managing or 'stopping' self harm to working with young people in more permissive, 'young person centred' and empowering ways.
Although the need for such a change is increasingly being recognised, the practical implications and ethical dil... read more
|Author:||Keith Hawton and Karen Rodham|
Self harm in adolescents is an increasingly recognized problem, and there is growing awareness of the important role schools and health services can play in detecting and supporting those at risk. By Their Own Young Hand explores the findings of the first large-scale survey of deliberate self harm and suicidal thinking in... read more
Providing insight into the lives and minds of those who self-injure, this book includes statistical data, diagrams, resources, case studies, testimonies, and self-help activities. It offers solace, hope, and direction to those who self-injure and guidance to family and friends supporting a loved one who self-injures.
|Author:||Barent W. Walsh|
This trusted practitioner resource is acclaimed for its clear, compassionate, and hopeful approach to working with clients who self-injure. Barent Walsh and his associates provide current, evidence-based knowledge about the variety and causes of self-injurious behavior, its relationship to suicidality, and how to assess and t... read more
Self-harm and suicidal behaviours are increasingly common in young people, but are often hidden. "A Short Introduction to Helping Children and Young People Who Self-Harm" aims to show parents, carers and professionals how they can support young people through these difficult times, as well as how to find specialist profession... read more
|Series:||Instant Help Workbook for Teens|
This comprehensive workbook helps teens who self-injure explore the reasons behind their need to hurt themselves and sets forth positive ways to deal with the issues of stress and control. The activities in this workbook provide teens with safe, effective alternatives to self-injury and help them develop a plan to stay health... read more
The first book on self-harm written for parents by parents. Are you concerned that your child may be self-harming? Are you wondering what to do for the best? Do you need more information and help? If so, this is the book for you. An ever-increasing number of young people are turning to self-harm in order to cope with the pres... read more
A book of research-based stories about self-injury. It explores the meaning and purpose of self-injury in an individual's life; the experiences that might lead to self-injury; and which approaches and responses to self-injury are helpful and which are not. It is intended to be a resource for people who hurt themselves and for... read more