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Family-based interventions for adolescent problems
Case Studies - Wellness Works Counseling, LLC
Outside of drug court, Jessie and her mother were working on their relationship, and helping Jessie transition to adulthood. Mom struggled with appropriate parent-child boundaries, and Jessie often struggled with understanding the way she could take control over her life. Primary Components of Treatment: Substance abuse, healthcare, family relationships The Take-Away: Jessie and her mom were able to repair their mother-daughter relationship, Jessie successfully completed adult drug court, and past hurts were addressed and allowed the family to move forward in a cohesive and loving way. Read the full case summary. Isaac was both using and selling drugs.
Family Problems Harm Young Children
In January , I walked out to the waiting room to greet a new patient and found a feisty 5-year-old Latin American boy with a Mohawk. The mother is a non-English speaking Latin American woman who is a single mother and works hard to care for 3 kids all on her own. Jeremy is the youngest child in the family, yet when he first came to see me the other siblings were afraid of him.
Case files. Imagine your entire future being based on the opinion of an inexperienced mental health worker who spent all of ten minutes with you when you were five years old. Now, imagine that you are about to adopt an year-old boy named Kevin, who was just placed with you two months ago. As you comb through every detail, you discover something interesting: a brief form by a therapist diagnosing Ricky with Reactive Attachment Disorder, or RAD, after one office visit when he was five years old. Reactive Attachment Disorder seems to be about the worst diagnosis a kid can have.