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Helping Teens Who Cut, Second Edition
Using DBT Skills to End Self-Injury
- Tens of thousands of worried parents have turned to this authoritative guide for the facts about the growing problem of teen self-injury--and what they can do to make it stop. Michael Hollander is a leading expert on the most effective treatment approach for cutting, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Vivid stories illustrate how out-of-control emotions lead some teens to hurt themselves, how DBT can help, and what other approaches can be beneficial. Parents get practical strategies for talking to teens about self-injury without making it worse, teaching them specific skills to cope with extreme emotions in a healthier way, finding the right therapist, and managing family stress. Incorporating the latest research, the revised edition offers a deeper understanding of the causes of self-injury and includes new DBT skills.
- Introduction: Kids Who Deliberately Hurt Themselves I. Understanding Self-Injury 1. Fact versus Fiction: Bringing Self-Injury into the Light 2. What Sets the Stage for Self-Injury? 3. How Does Hurting Themselves Make Some Kids Feel Better? 4. DBT: The Right Therapy for Your Teen II. Helping Your Teen in Treatment and at Home 5. Making the Most of DBT 6. Resetting the Stage: How to Help Your Teen Restore Emotion to Its Proper Place 7. Writing a Better Script: New Ways to Discourage Self-Injury 8. Taking Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Teen 9. How to Speak with Siblings, Friends, and the School about Your Child's Troubles Appendix A. Effectiveness of Adolescent Intensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program Appendix B. Intensive Treatment Programs Resources Websites Related to Self-Injury
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