This experiential workshop will discuss the challenges of working with self-harm and suicide.
Ethical and professional issues will be explored. How therapeutic conditions can be maintained whilst encouraging explicit sharing of experiences of self-harm and suicide will be examined.
- Discuss professional and ethical issues with reference to working with self-harm and suicidal clients.
- Consider how working with self-harm and suicidal clients may alter the therapeutic relationship and how therapeutic conditions are maintained.
- Identify risk and assessment factors.
- Explore the importance of facilitating explicit sharing in counselling practice.