Mental Health Series Part 4 | Kids and Self-Harm with Erica Whitfield, MACP, LMHC, BC-TMH

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By Future Focused Parenting, Kira Dorrian, and Deana Thayer. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In their final episode of the Mental Health Series, Kira and Deana speak with Erica Whitfield, MACP, LMHC, BC-TMH about self-harm and NSSI (Non-Suicidal Self-Injury). Erica shares the difference between suicidal acts, suicidal ideation and NSSI as well as strategies for families who might be walking alongside a child engaged in self-harm. She also shares the ACT Model which helps families create a safe environment for kids to feel seen and heard.

More on Erica:

https://www.positivedevelopmentllc.com/

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