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    When Your Child Is Cutting: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-injury (Sony Khemlani-Petal PhD, Merry McVey-Noble PhD, Fugen Neziroglu PhD ABBP)

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    • A Compassionate Guide for Parents As a parent, what’s harder to deal with than seeing your child in pain? It’s especially frustrating when you feel like you’ve exhausted the resources you could use to help him or her stop hurting. And if your child is cutting or engaging in another form of self-injury, a behavior that you simply can’t make any sense of in the first place, this feeling of helplessness can be unbearable. This book offers you information and advice for dealing with a child who is hurting him or herself. Learn why self-injury happens, how to identify it, and how to address this sensitive topic with calm and confidence. Follow the book’s clear and simple plan for communicating with your child about this problem. Connect with the best kinds of professional help to get him or her through this painful time. Above all, rely on this compassionate and clinically sound book to give you the one thing you really need when your child is in pain-hope. · Learn about the causes and effects of self-injury · Identify the signs of self-harm · Communicate effectively with a child who is hurting him or herself · Choose the best professional help · Support your child’s recovery “When Your Child Is Cutting is an excellent resource for both parents and professionals. It presents the facts about cutting and how to manage this problem. It is written in an accessible and readable format. The book takes a good deal of the fear out of dealing with cutting behaviors and provides a needed appendix of frequently asked questions. This text is pragmatic and to the point and can be of real help to many concerned parents and health service providers.” -Robert W. Motta, Ph.D., ABPP, director of the Doctoral Program in School-Community Psychology at Hofstra University

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