Kay Inckle

Kay Inckle

Dr Kay Inckle is a course convener in the sociology of health and medicine at the London School of Economics and Political Science. For a number of years she worked as a service-provider in a range of health and social care contexts supporting both adults and young people, and these experiences inspired her PhD and post-doctoral research. From 2009-2012 she ran a self-injury training service which specialized in delivering programmes based on a holistic and harm-reduction approach to self-injury. She remains passionate about transforming attitudes and practice around self-injury and she has a number of publications in the field including her previous book with PCCS books Flesh Wounds? New Ways of Understanding Self-Injury.

Books by Kay Inckle

Flesh Wounds: New ways of understanding self-injury

Flesh Wounds: New ways of understanding self-injury

ISBN 978 1 906254 29 2 (2010)

Flesh Wounds? is a book of research-based stories about self-injury (sometimes called self-harm). It explores the meaning and purpose of self-injury in an individual’s life; the experiences that might lead to self-injury; and which approaches and responses to self-injury are helpful and which are…