Year: 2013 Source: Journal of Creativity in Mental Health.(2012).7(4):343-354.DOI:10.1080/15401383.2012.739960. SIEC No: 20130057

The purpose of this article is to present creative ways that chain analysis techniques, an intervention used in dialectical behavior therapy, can be used to address clients’ nonsuicidal self-injurious behaviors. A description and rationale for using chain analysis techniques with clients who self-injure is provided. An illustrative case example is used to demonstrate the concepts discussed in the article.