Working with suicide risk can challenge the most experienced practitioners. Knowing how best to respond, how to manage organisational demands, and ways in which to help clients explore their suicidal thoughts sensitively require commensurate skill.Read More
I wrote Challenges in Counselling: Self Harm as a book in the new series of books by Hodder Education: Challenges in Counselling. While there are some resources available, there are few books written specifically for counsellors that consider practical and meaningful ways of working with self-harm in counselling.
These include recognising counsellor anxieties and working proactively with them, definitions, professional considerations as well as what the research tells us.Read More