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Author Nakell, Stacy K., author.

Title Treatment for body-focused repetitive behaviors : an integrative psychodynamic approach / Stacy K. Nakell
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2023
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge focus on mental health
Routledge focus on mental health.
Contents The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of Picking, Pulling and Biting Behaviors -- The Psychic Skin : Sensory Processing, Attachment and Perfectionism in BFRBDs -- The History of BFRBD Treatment -- Integrative Psychodynamic Therapy : A Relational Path to Earned Secure Attachment -- The Safety Phase : Goal-Setting, Assessment and Self-Compassion -- The Exploration and Skill-Building Phase -- A Healing Herd : Group Psychotherapy to Build Community -- Families in Therapy : Healing the System -- Moving into Maintenance or Ending Treatment
Summary "Treatment for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors is the first book to establish the theory and practice of a psychodynamic approach to treating body-focused repetitive behavior disorders (BFRBDs), such as hair pulling, skin picking, and cheek, lip, and cuticle biting. Chapters set out a new framework for understanding and treating BFRBDs, one grounded in attachment theory and neurobiological research"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Stacy K. Nakell is a licensed clinical social worker, certified group psychotherapist and certified clinical trauma professional. She provides psychotherapy to people struggling with body-focused repetitive behaviors and provides clinical consultation
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Subject Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders -- therapy.
Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic -- methods.
Self-Injurious Behavior -- therapy.
Impulse control disorders -- Treatment
Psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Self-injurious behavior -- Treatment
MEDICAL / Dermatology
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2022016370
ISBN 1000689417