How to Help Kids with Discharge

Jennifer’s home passes have been going well. She and her mom Nancy have had some fun together. When disagreements have occurred they have worked them out. Jennifer has been going home for long weekends and even a week over school vacation. The team decided it is...

How To Create a Person

Terri is one of those kids who seems empty. She does not have an internal solid self that is continuous between moments. If she is with Sonia, she develops an accent. If she is with Janaia, she likes hip hop music; if she is with Courtney she likes Justin Beiber. She...

Could Our Treatment Be Making Clients Worse?

Melissa is depressed. She has begun hurting herself and has made a suicide attempt, for which she was hospitalized. Furthermore, she talks constantly about how unhappy she is. When asked about her day, she says it was horrible. She has difficulty participating in...