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Cutting It Out: a journey through psychotherapy and self-harm by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 362.19685820092 SMI
Publication Date: 2006
Cutting it Out is a largely autobiographical account of a young woman's battle with self-harm. Carolyn's story documents her own challenging journey, offering unique insights into her feelings about self-harming and also her attitudes towards the therapy sessions commonly employed to help people who self-harm. It explores the complex nature of her relationship with the therapist, her initial resistance to recovery and her eventual progression towards self-knowledge and taking responsibility for her own actions.
Life after Self-Harm by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 616.8582 SCH
Publication Date: 2004
This book is written for individuals who have deliberately harmed themselves. Developed through a major research project the contents of the manual have been informed and shaped by many users and expert professionals. Illustrated with multiple case-histories, it teaches users important skills: for understanding and evaluating self-harm for keeping safe in crisis for dealing with seemingly insolvable problems for developing coping strategies for re-connecting with life.
A World of Pain: Meera Syal on Self-Harm
Self-harm is spiralling in Britain. It is estimated that two teenagers in every classroom are driven by depression or anxiety to hurt themselves. In this moving and sometimes disturbing film, actress and writer Meera Syal meets young people to find out why they harm themselves.