The creative use of chain analysis techniques in counseling clients who engage in nonsuicidal self-injury
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Journal of Creativity in Mental Health
The purpose of this article is to present creative ways that chain analysis techniques, an intervention used in dialectical behavior therapy, can be used to address clients' nonsuicidal self-injurious behaviors. A description and rationale for using chain analysis techniques with clients who self-injure is provided. An illustrative case example is used to demonstrate the concepts discussed in the article.