by Lisa Firestone, PhD, The Glendon Association
Lisa Firestone, PhD, is Director of Research and Education at the Glendon Association. Since 1987, she has been involved in clinical training and applied research in suicide and violence. In collaboration with Dr. Robert Firestone, her studies resulted in the development of the Firestone Assessment of Self-Destructive Thoughts (FAST) and the Firestone Assessment of Violent Thoughts (FAVT). Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most recently was the co-author of Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships, Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, and Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion: The Wisdom of Psychotherapy.
Voices of Suicide: learning from those who lived
An educational program for mental health professionals
Learn from three people that made highly lethal suicide attempts and survived, as they courageously share their stories of self-destructiveness, survival, and recovery. They reveal intimate details of their life histories that contributed to their attempts.
In addition, interviews from expert psychologists provide important insights into the relationship between early developmental experiences and the later psychological states that lead to suicidal behavior.
This video is an invaluable resource for mental health professionals to understanding the minds of suicidal individuals and the elements necessary for successful treatment and recovery.
Special features include a directory of resources on suicide prevention, and information on and publications by the experts featured in this program.
Featured experts in this video include Dr. Lisa Firestone, Dr. Robert Firestone, Dr. Allan Schore, Dr. David Jobes, Dr. Israel Orbach, and Dr. David Rudd.
DVD 1 hrs. 2 min.
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