about Self-harm/injury


‘Self-harm elicits all kinds of responses in helping professionals…[and unfortunately] is often perceived negatively and managed punitively.’1


1. Information

‘Self-harm/injury as a Response to Abuse/Prolonged and Repeated Abuse’


‘Self-harm/injury as a Way to Self-soothe’



‘Some Suggestions for Helping with Self-injury’


‘Some Information about Scars’


‘Some other Self-soothing Activities/Strategies’


2. Links to website and book


(odt version)


1Andrew Reeves & Jules Howdin, ‘Considerations when working with clients who self-harm’, Talking Therapies: An Essential Anthology, 2nd edition (Leicestershire: BACP, 2008) 104.