Self-harm is worryingly common in young women, and is often used as a way of easing emotional suffering. Self-Harm: A Psychotherapeutic Approach explores the issues involved from the perspective of a psychoanalytical psychotherapist. Fiona Gardner examines these issues through extensive clinical material and an analysis of the social and cultural influences behind self-harm. This book will be of interest to all those working with those who are harming themselves, including psychotherapists, school counsellors, social workers and mental health clinicians.
About the Author:
Fiona Gardner is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and a training therapist and supervisor. She has been published in leading national and international psychotherapy journals on gender, sexual abuse and psychotherapy training, and has contributed to several books.