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Cutting is a potentially dangerous way to cope with difficult situations and emotions. In fact, it’s one of the most dangerous forms of self-harm. If left untreated, cutting can lead to infections, worse mental health, and even death.

If you feel like your cutting is turning into something even more harmful, or that you may take your own life; immediate support is available. Please call 800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741.

If you are cutting yourself, you can learn other coping mechanisms that are better for your physical and emotional health. The first step is talking to a trained therapist who can help you understand your behaviors, their root causes, and how to feel better.

Wherever you are located in District of Columbia, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Treatment for Cutting

Cutting treatment is tailored to the individual, given that the reasons behind self-harming behavior vary from person to person. Many find that their urge to cut diminishes greatly with therapy.

Therapy for cutting or self-harm can have the following benefits:

  • Becoming more aware of your mental state.
  • Learning healthier skills you can use to cope with stressors.
  • Improving your social skills and relationships.
  • Discovering and dispelling self-harm triggers.
  • Greater confidence in who you are and compassion for yourself.

Getting therapy for cutting from a licensed professional may be just what you need to improve your life. If you are still curious about how a therapist can provide treatment for cutting, read this personal story about self-harm, trauma, and the benefits of therapy.

Seek Therapy for Cutting Today!

Time is of the essence when it comes to seeking treatment for cutting, so we recommend that you don’t wait. Mental Health Match can help you find a local therapist or counselor in minutes! Start by browsing cutting and self-harm experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Joanna Strait
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identify and set goals for our therapeutic work together. These goals will be ones that reflect YOUR values and desires and ones that I will support you to achieve as quickly as possible.


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identify and set goals for our therapeutic work together. These goals will be ones that reflect YOUR values and desires and ones that I will support you to achieve as quickly as possible.

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I really value two way communication in all of my sessions. I am proactive about asking questions that allow me to gain insight into underlying patterns, believes, and desires.

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  • Infertility
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • quarter life crisis
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Emily Decker
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Explore patterns in relationships, life and habits. We will work as a team to learn how to spot these pattern cycles, interrupt them when they're happening, and avoid starting these patterns altogether. Let's put some new tools in your toolbox.


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Explore patterns in relationships, life and habits. We will work as a team to learn how to spot these pattern cycles, interrupt them when they're happening, and avoid starting these patterns altogether. Let's put some new tools in your toolbox.

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I focus on your current life, relationships, and goals. When we talk about the past, it's usually to help inform our understanding of why something is happening now. I use evidence based practices, including mindfulness, DBT and CBT.

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  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Codependency
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Religious Trauma
  • Trauma
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Emily Decker remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Oregon
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Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP
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identify the "stuck" places in your life, exploring what helped create this bottleneck and then create a better infrastructure that sets you up for success in the future. We'll use humor and creativity to find new solutions to old problems


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Together, we will:

identify the "stuck" places in your life, exploring what helped create this bottleneck and then create a better infrastructure that sets you up for success in the future. We'll use humor and creativity to find new solutions to old problems

Something to know about my approach is:

authentic, no-nonsense, and straightforward, with equal measures of compassion and humor, to focus on your presenting concerns. We'll highlight your current assets and strengths, while building new skills, tools, and resources to tackle any situation

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  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Perfectionism
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personal growth
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Shame
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Working Professionals
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Dr. Karen Tringle, Psy.D, HSP remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Faith Pérez McGowan
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help you learn how to quiet excessive worries and fears, and bring joy back into your life. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.


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Together, we will:

help you learn how to quiet excessive worries and fears, and bring joy back into your life. My clients know what it's like to feel tired, stressed, and overwhelmed. Together, we can find solutions that will allow you to take steps towards your goals.

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When we work together, you can expect to practice challenging unhelpful thoughts and behaviors, learn more effective coping mechanisms, and have more restful, quality sleep.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Trauma
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Faith Pérez McGowan remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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MARLAINE REGISTE
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Working together as partners, we will develop a treatment plan that combines practical lifestyle changes: nutrition, exercise, mind-body interventions, and medications (when needed). I strongly believe this approach works best.


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Working together as partners, we will develop a treatment plan that combines practical lifestyle changes: nutrition, exercise, mind-body interventions, and medications (when needed). I strongly believe this approach works best.

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I provide medication management with therapy. My approach is patient centered care, designed to improve your mental health and address your unique circumstances and needs. I look at physical, emotional, cultural conditions that can impact health.

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  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Mood Swings
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
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MARLAINE  REGISTE  remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Maryland