Self-Harm: A Psychotherapeutic Approach
A Paperback edition by Fiona Gardner in English (Oct 11, 2001)
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Short Description: Self-harm is worryingly common in young women, and is often used as a way of easing emotional suffering. Self-Harm: A Psychotherapeutic Approach explores the issues involved from... Read more
Self-harm is worryingly common in young women, and is often used as a way of easing emotional suffering. Self-Harm: A Psychotherapeutic Approach explores the issues involved from the perspective of a psychoanalytical psychotherapist. Fiona Gardner examines these issues through extensive clinical material and an analysis of the social and cultural influences behind self-harm. This book will be of interest to all those working with those who are harming themselves, including psychotherapists, school counsellors, social workers and mental health clinicians.
Self-Harm Paperback edition by Fiona Gardner
- Fiona Gardner
- Taylor & Francis Ltd , Routledge
- Publication date
- Oct 11, 2001
- Product dimensions
- 139 x 216 x 10mm
Introduction. Meanings - Conscious Reasoning and Unconscious Motivation. Turning the Anger Inwards - Masochism and Mastery. Pre-disposing Factors in Adolescence Linked to Self-harm. Reversing the Process - From Action to Articulation. The Psychodynamics of the Psychotherapeutic Process with Patients who are Harming Themselves. Speculations on Historical, Cultural and Social Aspects. Concluding Thoughts.