196. What’s Really Going On If Your Kid Is Sensitive And Labeled As Oppositional And Defiant
Friends, I was beyond furious after seeing a post from a parent who was guided by a so-called "therapist" who gave a young child such a damaging label.
The diagnosis they provided? Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).
Just thinking of it triggers me because through my research and clinical experience, I've seen the heartbreak it causes.
For years, eager, confused, EXHAUSTED parents have come to me seeking understanding - why does little Timmy have meltdowns at sports practice?
Why won't Emily stay at a sleepover?
But too often, other providers slap these simplistic labels that annihilate the little hope they’re hanging onto.
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