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ERIC Number: EJ875444
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1066-4807
Letter Writing as an Intervention in Family Therapy with Adolescents Who Engage in Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
Hoffman, Rachel; Hinkle, Michelle Gimenez; Kress, Victoria White
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v18 n1 p24-30 2010
Family therapy can be an important component of a comprehensive treatment plan when counseling adolescents who engage in nonsuicidal self-injury. The authors provide a rationale for the use of letter writing as a therapeutic intervention when counseling families in which an adolescent engages in nonsuicidal self-injury. Descriptions of types of therapeutic letters are provided and illustrated in a case example.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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