Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI): Effective Strategies for Working with Individuals who Self-Injure

Michael Moyer, PhD, LPC-S, is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, and Sydney A. Novoa, MA, LPC, is a doctoral student in the Counselor Education and Supervision program, both from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

In this 6-part video series they present:

  •  Risk factors and prevalence of NSSI.
  •  Understanding how the bias and beliefs of mental health professionals may affect how they interact with clients who self-injure.
  •  Effective strategies for working with clients who self-injure.

Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted this community presentation on May 18, 2018.

*Note: You must be able to access YouTube to view these videos. Some organizations limit access to this video-sharing website.

  • Clarity Child Guidance Center is the only nonprofit mental health treatment center for kids ages 3 to 17 in South Texas. Our staff of children’s mental health professionals is the largest in the region. When a child is in crisis, we work with families to get much needed treatment regardless of their ability to pay.

The opinions, representations and statements made within this guest article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of One in Five Minds or Clarity Child Guidance Center. Any copyright remains with the author and any liability with regard to infringement of intellectual property rights remain with them. One in Five Minds and Clarity Child Guidance Center accepts no liability for any errors, omissions or representations.

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