Freedom from Self Harm

Author: Alexander L. Chapman
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608824441
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 the facts about self-harm, corrects common myths about this behavior, and provides self-soothing techniques you can begin using right away for regulating difficult or overwhelming emotions. Freedom from Self-Harm also includes self-assessment worksheets, guidance for seeking professional help, and information about the most effective therapies and medications. Drawn from treatments such as dialectical behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy, the tools in this book can help you cope with your emotions whenever you feel the urge to self-harm. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.

Treating Self Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors

Author: Lisa Ferentz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317626680
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, 2nd ed, is a book for clinicians who specialize in helping trauma survivors and, during the course of treatment, find themselves unexpectedly confronted with client disclosures of self-destructive behaviors, including self-mutilation and other manifestations of deliberately "hurting the body" such as bingeing, purging, starving, substance abuse and other addictive behaviors. Arguing that standard safety contracts are not effective, renowned clinician Lisa Ferentz introduces viable treatment alternatives, assessment tools, and new ways of understanding self-destructive behavior using a strengths-based approach that distinguishes between the "experimental" non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) that some teenagers occasionally engage in and the self-destructive behaviors that are repetitive and chronic. In the new edition, many of the treatment strategies are cross referenced to a useful workbook, giving therapists and clients concrete ways to integrate theory into practice. In addition, Ferentz emphasizes the importance of assessing for and strengthening clients' self-compassion, and explains how nurturing this idea cognitively, emotionally, and somatically can become the catalyst for motivation and change. The book also explores a cycle of behavior that clinicians can personalize and use as a template for treatment. In its final sections, the book focuses on counter-transferential responses and the different ways in which therapists can work with self-destructive behaviors and avoid vicarious traumatization by adopting tools and strategies for self-care. Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, 2nd ed, can be used on its own or in conjunction with the accompanying client-focused workbook, Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing.

Non Suicidal Self Injury

Author: Kelly L. Wester
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317673514
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Grounded in a wellness, strengths-based, and developmental perspective, Non-Suicidal Self-Injury is the ideal guide for counselors and other clinicians seeking to understand self-injurious behaviors without pathologizing them. The book covers topics not previously discussed in other works, including working with families, supervising counselors working with clients who self-injure, DSM-5 criteria regarding the NSSI diagnosis, NSSI as a protective factor for preventing suicidal behavior, and advocacy efforts around NSSI. In each chapter clinicians will also find concrete tools, including questions to ask, psychoeducational handouts for clients and their families, treatment handouts or treatment plans for counselors, and more. Non-Suicidal Self-Injury also includes real-life voices of individuals who self-injure as well as case vignettes to provide examples of how theoretical models or treatments discussed in this book immediately apply to practice.

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Personality Disorders

Author: Jeffrey Wood
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608826031
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Symptoms of personality disorders may seem to differ widely, but all personality disorders are characterized by entrenched patterns of thinking and behavior. Chances are, if you have a personality disorder, you face feelings of uncertainty about your future and experience ongoing conflicts with your loved ones every day. These patterns may seem impossible to change, but if you're ready to overcome your symptoms and create a more balanced life, you can. The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Personality Disorders is packed with exercises and worksheets that enable you to put an end to the self-defeating thoughts that hold you back. Based in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), a proven-effective treatment for personality disorders, this workbook can help you reconnect with life by teaching you a set of key skills for overcoming difficulties associated with the eleven most common personality disorders. You'll learn stress reduction, relaxation, and emotion regulation techniques, and how best to communicate and cope with others while keeping your personality-disorder-related behaviors in check.

Working with Suicidal Individuals

Author: Tony White
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857002242
Format: PDF, ePub
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*Highly Commended in the Psychiatry Category of the 2011 BMA Book Awards* Working with Suicidal Individuals provides a comprehensive guide to understanding suicide, the assessment of risk, and the treatment and management of suicidal individuals. It begins by covering the theory behind suicidal behaviour, using Transactional Analysis to explore the personality types of suicidal individuals and to understand their motivations. Factors that contribute to an individual becoming suicidal, such as mental illness, are also explored. A comprehensive system for the assessment of suicide risk is provided, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Finally, the author discusses different ways suicidal and pseudo-suicidal individuals can be managed and treated, including the 'no suicide contract' and redecision therapy. Case studies are included throughout to demonstrate the theory and practice. This book will be essential reading for all those working with a suicidal or at-risk individual, including practitioners in health, social work, psychotherapy, psychology and counselling.

Motivierende Gespr chsf hrung mit Jugendlichen und jungen Erwachsenen

Author: Sylvie Naar-King
Publisher: Beltz
ISBN: 9783621279185
Format: PDF
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Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene stehen Veränderungen, die in der Therapie angegangen werden sollen, oftmals ambivalent und zweifelnd gegenüber. Fehlende Gesprächsbereitschaft oder Abwehrhaltung sind die Folgen. Naar-King und Suarez erläutern anhand vieler Beispiele das Prinzip und die konkrete Umsetzung der Motivierenden Gesprächsführung. Es geht darum, den jungen Klienten die Diskrepanzen aufzuzeigen, die zwischen ihren eigentlichen Werten und Zielen und ihrem tatsächlichen Verhalten bestehen. Dadurch verstärkt sich der Wunsch der Jugendlichen, mit Hilfe des Therapeuten am eigenen Verhalten zu arbeiten. Die notwendigen Kommunikationsstrategien werden anschaulich im Buch vermittelt. Aus dem Inhalt: I Grundlagen:1 Einleitung. 2 Pubertät und junges Erwachsenenalter. 3 Die Grundhaltung der Motivierenden Gesprächsführung. 4 Personenzentrierte Beratungsqualitäten. 5 Auf Widerstand reagieren. 6 Change Talk. 7 Commitment. 8. Motivierende Gesprächsführung anwenden II Anwendung: 9 Alkoholprobleme. 10 Drogenmissbrauch. 11 Jugendstrafe. 12 Sexuelles Risikoverhalten. 13 Rauchen. 14 Psychische Störungen. 15 Essstörungen. 16 Selbstfürsorge bei chronischen Gesundheitsproblemen. 17 Gruppentherapie bei Alkohol- und Drogenproblemen. 18 Schulprobleme. 19 Familienbasierte Interventionen III Den eigenen Behandlungsweg finden: 20 Ethische Überlegungen. 21 Vertiefung und Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten

Wer dem Gl ck hinterherrennt l uft daran vorbei

Author: Russ Harris
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 3641038227
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ausstieg aus der Glücksfalle: Besser leben als dem Glück nachjagen Kann das sein? Dass unsere Vorstellungen über das Glück uns unglücklich machen? Dieses spannende Umdenkbuch beruht auf einem bahnbrechenden Ansatz in der Psychologie: der Akzeptanz- und Commitment-Therapie (ACT). Die in kürzester Zeit erlernbaren Techniken haben ihre Wirksamkeit in vielen wissenschaftlichen Studien bewiesen. Die Folge: Sorgen und Stress müssen nicht mehr angestrengt bekämpft werden. Selbst wenn uns Schwierigkeiten begegnen, können wir ein tief erfülltes Leben führen. "Das Buch liegt bei mir am Nachttisch und ich befolge fleißig die Übungsanleitungen. Es ist klug, zugleich leichtfüßig und amüsant und bestimmt eine große Hilfe für viele Menschen. Ach was – für alle eigentlich." Konstantin Wecker

Cut

Author: Patricia McCormick
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783596804610
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Und wenn alles ganz furchtbar schiefgeht

Author: Troy DuFrene
Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3873878224
Format: PDF, ePub
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Kelly G. Wilson, Ph.D. ist Privatdozent für Psychologie an der University of Mississippi. Er ist Autor mehrerer Bücher und lebt in Oxford, Ms. Troy DuFrene, auf psychologische Themen spezialisierter Sachbuchautor, lebt und arbeitet in Oakland, CA.