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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.

Whether you are located in downtown Knoxville, the suburbs of Knoxville, other nearby places such as Kingsport, Johnson City, or anywhere else in Tennessee, 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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Maura Merritt
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Explore the thoughts and behaviors that are causing you to get caught in negative patterns and figure out ways to create more helpful patterns. We will explore your values, beliefs, and what makes you unique so we can help you thrive.


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Together, we will:

Explore the thoughts and behaviors that are causing you to get caught in negative patterns and figure out ways to create more helpful patterns. We will explore your values, beliefs, and what makes you unique so we can help you thrive.

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I use CBT techniques and teach DBT skills. CBT involves exploring how your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors effect each other to create maladaptive patterns. DBT skills focus on emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and relationship skills.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Identity Issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Orientation
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Maura Merritt remote and phone therapy in California, Tennessee