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MY youngest has suffered for mental health issues since she was about 7, it started with a phobia of saliva where she was very worried about being clean…. she spent a month almost confined to her room just leaving to go to the bathroom etc…. Then she will only clean teeth with a new toothbrush every day… She has a restricted diet of chips, broccoli, olives chocolate cake and fruit…. and we give her vitamins and mineral supplements…. She panics about going to the dentist and worries about everything, my partner stays up sometimes until dawn in the morning with her as she (my daughter ) cannot sleep. She is very intelligent certainly more so than I and I am a genius (IQ level, not that I really put must store in that kind of thing). I have to get up early (7:00) to work and often work through until 23:00 or later so I am just not able to stay up with my daughter to talk her through this… We have taken her to various therapists and nothing has helped, my partner is at breaking point and we simply don't know what to do. Money is no object currently and I would happily pay for anything… My daughter really wants to be better and I feel if only we could find the right treatment / path she would find the skills required to overcome her compulsions / fears and restrictions… Currently she is 15, studying (with private tutors ) in Drama, Maths, English & Film studies. She wants to do all the sciences as well… What options should / could we consider now ?
.OKMH53016130 My son is very anxious. He gets like