Category Archives: Self – Harm

Children & Teenages

Children and adolescents face a number of challenges growing up in today’s society.  It is often difficult to know when something is a ‘phase’ or a ‘problem’.  At Lane Cove Psychology, the focus in the treatment of children and teenagers, aged 4 to 18, is aimed at meeting the individual needs of each young person, to...
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Self-Harm Behaviours

Self-harm behaviours may present in many forms and is rarely merely ‘attention seeking behaviour.’ Typically, self-harm is a person’s way of coping with difficult feelings, a sense of feeling frustrated, guilty, depressed, agitated or going through a tough experience or relationship and peer problems. As recently reported in the Sydney Morning Herald (http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/hospital-figures-for-selfharm-rising-but-experts-fear-problem-is-bigger-20130820-2s9dc.html) the incidence...
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