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ERIC Number: EJ1005343
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1540-1383
The Use of Guided Imagery as an Intervention in Addressing Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
Kress, Victoria E.; Adamson, Nicole; DeMarco, Carrie; Paylo, Matthew J.; Zoldan, Chelsey A.
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v8 n1 p35-47 2013
This article presents guided imagery as an intervention that can be used to address clients' nonsuicidal self-injurious behaviors. Guided imagery is a behavioral therapy technique that involves the use of positive thoughts or images to regulate negative emotional experiences, and it can be used to prevent and manage impulses to self-injure. Examples of guided imagery scripts that can be used with those who self-injure are provided, as are recommendations for counselor practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A