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    See My Pain! Creative Strategies and Activities for Helping Young People Who Self-Injure (Susan Bowman, Kaye Randall)

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    • This book provides a collection of strategies and activities to help children and adolescents who deliberately self-injure. A variety of hands-on creative arts approaches are featured that can be used in private practice and school settings. When working with youth who self-injure it is helpful to have a variety of creative approached at your fingertips. The approaches and activities in this book can be used with individuals or with a small group. The activities help children/adolescents to express their feelings, understand why they self-injure, engage in a healing process, explore new methods of coping and prevention, and find new meaning and purpose in their lives.

      This book provides a description of self-mutilation in young people and its underlying causes. Then, an overview of therapeutic approaches is presented along with suggestions for the professional counselor/social worker/psychologist, teachers and parents. Sample assessment questions and activities are included. The following 15 strategies with activities are reproducibles are featured:

      - Crucial Communication Skills
      - Personal Strength Coaching
      - Visual Arts
      - Sand Tray
      - Story Telling
      - Creative Dramatics
      - Prayer Power
      - Clay
      - Creative Journaling
      - Relaxation/Guided Imagery
      - Metaphors
      - Music
      - Tactile Diversion
      - Animals and Nature
      - Mentoring

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