See My Pain by Susan Bowman & Kaye Randall


See My Pain by Susan Bowman & Kaye Randall



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 approaches 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.The book provides a description of self-injury 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 15 strategies with activities and reproducibles that can be found in this resource are listed below

Crucial Communication Skills

Creative Journaling

Personal Strength Coaching

Relaxation/Guided Imagery

Visual Arts


Sand Tray


Story Telling

Tactile Diversion

Creative Dramatics

Animals and Nature

Prayer Power



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Weight 454 g


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