sunset-at-beach-1113tm-pic-794Deliberate Self-Harm (DSH) or self-injury is primarily a coping strategy that can provide a release from emotional distress. Most commonly associated with cutting, other forms of DSH include burning, neglecting oneself, pulling out ones own hair, and abusing and overdosing on substances. Call Dorothy today and find out how Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is effective in helping people stop self-harming behaviors and learn the skills to handle emotional distress in healthy ways. Dorothy can be reached in her Madison, NJ office: 201-995-7020.