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Matthew D. Selekman
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Working with Self-Harming Adolescents: A Collaborative, Strength-Based Therapy Approach

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Mental health professionals and affiliated professionals in schools are seeing more and more adolescents who cut and burn themselves, abuse alcohol and drugs, have eating disorders, or who engage in excessive risk taking. Yet the literature on this behavior remains scant. Matthew Selekman provides readers with a comprehensive, highly practical approach to working with this ...more
paperback, 223 pages
Published 2006 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 2002)
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Awesome book with basic interventions that work with all sorts of presenting issues and age groups.
I found myself getting unnecessarily hopeful- while the book actively discusses the reality of slips and relapses with addictive behaviors, each case study ends with a happy family after just one clip of one session. I am in search of reality in how long some of these interactions really were, and doubt the ability to "fix" or "help" in only 3 or 4 sessions.
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