Counseling for Cutting and Self-Injury

If you want to stop cutting or injuring yourself and you live in or near Phoenix or Tempe call 602.750.8051.

Cutting and Other Forms of Self-Injury

Common characteristics of those who injure themselves—

Cutters use self-injuring as a way to deal with overwhelming emotions. Cutting releases endorphins that can relieve stress. Cutting can also satisfy a need to be punished. But injuring yourself is only a short-term solution that has to be repeated to be effective. Cutters run the risk of permanent damage, cutting too deeply by accident or catching an infection. There are better ways to deal with your emotions than cutting yourself.




Skills to handle emotions without cutting can be learned. Deer Valley Counseling offers counseling to people who practice cutting, self-injury or self-mutilation and who are living in Phoenix, Glendale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale and other cities in Arizona. Cutting can seem like the only solution. Counseling can help. Call 602.750.8051 if you would like to talk about counseling options.

We answer the phones 7 days a week.

8611 N Black Canyon Highway, Suite 104, Phoenix AZ 85021
4635 S Lakeshore Dr, Tempe AZ 85282

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