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5 Ways to Help a Loved One Who Self-Harms

2020-06-08T15:27:12+00:00Self-Harm|

Knowing that someone you love is self-harming can be very difficult. You don’t want your loved one to be suffering at all. Yet, you know that they have been dealing with some severe issues for a long time. Seeing them not only emotionally distraught but also physically hurting themselves is painful to watch. You want to [...]

Self-Harm and Your Teen: 5 Signs of Self-Harming Behaviors

2020-08-14T16:41:17+00:00Self-Harm, Teen Counseling|

Signs Your Teen May be Self-Harming As a parent, it can be terrifying to imagine the possibility of your teen participating in self-harming behaviors. Self-harm is a complicated and difficult world to understand from the outside, which can make knowing how to help your child a frustrating process. Many destructive, self-harming behaviors can be easily [...]

Self-Harm Behavior in Adolescence

2020-08-14T16:38:28+00:00Self-Harm, Teen Counseling|

How to Help Adolescence who Self-Harm with DBT Susie was 16 years old when she came for treatment at Suffolk DBT on Long Island. Susie is not an actual client but a typical one that we see at our practice. She had been with six other treatment providers in three years due to suicidal ideation [...]

Teens Who Self-Harm

2020-08-14T16:22:03+00:00Self-Harm, Teen Counseling|

Why Are So Many Teens Cutting Themselves? Cutting is a form of self-harm that is increasing in the adolescent population. Both males and females use cutting as a way to reduce unwanted emotions like anxiety, anger, sadness, and tension. Adolescents cut when they want to escape a difficult situation and as a way of expressing [...]