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Responding after your child self-harms: 6 steps for parents

Posted:   January 10, 2018 by Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

No parent is prepared to learn their child is self-harming. Guilt, anger and worry are common feelings for parents after self-harm has been discovered. Knowing how to respond, rather than react, to your child will be important to your relationship and your child’s healing process.