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Let's Talk About CBT


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: what it is, what it's not and how it can be useful.

 

Feb 27, 2020

Photo by leanncaptures on UnsplashImagine being asked to give up the most effective strategy you have for coping with stressful situations... this is often what it can feel like to people trying to give up self-harm. 

In this episode, Dr Lucy Maddox talks to Jane, who first used self-harm when she was 14, and Dr Lucy Taylor, who works with young people to try to overcome self-harm. 

This episode contains discussion about self-harm and reference to suicide. 

Show Notes

Books

Cutting Down by Lucy Taylor, Mima Simic, & Ulrike Schmidt

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cutting-Down-workbook-treating-self-harm/dp/0415624533

Websites

www.cbtregister.uk for a list of BABCP accredited therapists

https://youngminds.org.uk/ for resources for parents and children about self harm

https://www.minded.org.uk/ for resources on child and adolescent mental health and development

www.babcp.com for more CBT resources

You can also listen to our podcast on Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, or DBT, for more on a different approach to self harming.