You’re Grounded: The Problem with Punishing Self-Harm Behavior

(Content warning: this post talks about self-harm in general terms.) I’ve talked before about the challenge of conceptualizing behavior as a symptom of mental illness. This is especially challenging for parents when it comes to discipline; on the one hand, you can’t make symptoms go away by punishing them, but on the other hand, ifContinue reading “You’re Grounded: The Problem with Punishing Self-Harm Behavior”