Working With Clients Who Self-Injure: Providing Alternatives

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Kelly L. Wester, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The topic of self-injurious behavior (SIB) has been gaining widespread attention. Although college counselors engage in various types of treatments in order to uncover the underlying reasons for a client's SIB, there is another step in treatment that might be helpful to clients who self-injure.This step involves alternatives to self-injury. The authors provide various alternatives to self-injury and discuss matching the alternative to the function and type of SIB.

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Journal of College Counseling, Vol. 8, Iss. 2, p. 180-189.
Language: English
Date: 2005
Self-harm, Self-injurious behavior, Counseling, Clients

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