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Experience:  Clinical Psychology PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor with experience in marriage/family, teens and child psychology.
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How do I know if my teenage son is suffering from mental

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how do I know if my teenage son is suffering from mental illness
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Therapist Leslie replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon and thank you so much for your message. I realize it's difficult to reach out. Please know I honor your courage.

My name is ***** ***** I am a psychotherapist in the Metro Boston area.

I am so sorry to hear your son has been struggling. Can I ask a few questions to get a better grasp on the situation....?

How old is he?

Have you had him formally evaluated?

Has there been any trauma in his history?

Any major changes in the family unit?

Has he been to therapy or current in therapy?

Any family history of mental illness?

How old is he?

Sorry for all the questions. I want to be able to answer your question in the most thorough way.

Thank you so much.

Warm regards,

Therapist Leslie