In this episode of CEU Cast, Jennifer Long, M.A., L.P.C. discusses the prevalence of self-harm in the teenage population, ways to differentiate self-harm vs. suicidal behavior, family dynamics which may exacerbate self-harm, and tips on increasing emotional regulation.
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1. Ways to identify self harm in teens
2. Coping strategies to use to increase frustration tolerance and appropriate expression of emotion
Jennifer Long, M.A., L.P.C. holds a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Southern Nazarene University. She began working in the field of counseling in 2010 and has experience providing counseling services in the non-profit as well as private practice settings. Jennifer has worked with a variety of clients, but finds particular interest in working with individuals struggling with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and self-harm behaviors.