Your child or young adult just came home with a new diagnosis of mental illness– what to do now? You might not know which steps to take to bring your family through the transition period.
Eric Buck coaches parents of children who are newly diagnosed with mental illness.
Advocating for your Child in the Community
Parents should know that by advocating for your child in the child’s school, doctors office, and community, you can improve greatly the experience and quality of care that your child receives once outside of the protective environment of home.
Every child and young adult is unique in their needs abilities and strengths. The help that each child needs varies from setting to setting and year to year.
School, Psychiatrists, Neighbors, and Family
Parents can come to Eric Buck for coaching on how to approach your child’s school, teacher, and guidance counselor to discuss your child’s health related concerns, and request special accommodations. Coaching includes support for advocating for your child at college or summer camp.
Eric coaches parents in choosing a psychiatrist that best fits the need of their child. This including sifting through and and prioritizing the qualifications that are right for your child’s individual needs.
Parents can be coached on how to discuss your child with neighbors and parents of friends, or how to approach religious groups and activity organizers to safely include your child in community clubs and events.
Family Centered Practice
A diagnosis of mental illness affects the whole family. While advocating for your child with newly diagnosed mental illness, it is important to keep the family dynamic and needs of all family members in mind. Eric Buck involves family in his therapy and coaching practice and will support you as parents and family members through this challenging time.
Call today for a consultation with Eric on how he can help you , or fill out the form and click SEND.Holistic Therapy Online -Eric Buck MFT
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