ERIC Number: EJ818830
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
Narrative Therapy and Non-Suicidal-Self-Injurious Behavior: Externalizing the Problem and Internalizing Personal Agency
Hoffman, Rachel M.; Kress, Victoria E.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v47 n2 p157 Fall 2008
The purpose of this article is to present an intervention, the externalization of client problems, which can be used to address non-suicidal-self-injurious behavior. Specific externalization techniques are discussed, including naming the problem, letter writing, and drawing. A case application and implications for practice are presented.
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Letters (Correspondence), Self Destructive Behavior, Personal Narratives, Counseling Techniques, Intervention, Behavior Disorders, Psychological Patterns, Mental Disorders, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Counselor Client Relationship, Negative Attitudes, Counselor Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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