New therapy for deliberate self-harm

It is one of the most urgent problems which can confront a psychotherapist: a patient who is deliberately inflicting self-harm. How can you protect someone from doing themselves further injury? Nadja Slee has developed a therapy which appears to be more effective than standard treatment.

Nadja Slee: ‘Self-harm does not necessarily indicate a death-wish. It can also be a cry for help.’

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Clinical Psychology Research Programme

Last Modified: 21-06-2011