I am 17 years old. I have been assisted reunification therapy for the 3rd time by the court. My relationship with my father has not gotten better but somewhat worse. The third therapist we are going to now is calling me a lier and saying I said things I never said. Yes, I do realize I am a minor however I am getting threats from her such as that if I don’t go there will be consequences and that I need a personal therapist due to the fact I have cried 1 time in front of her. She has told me now that reunification therapy is not about the past. She says I change her words and I’m a lier. She has directly said to me “stop lying” and “you don’t want a relationship with your dad”. She wants me to ALSO go to a personal therapist. I see my father every Wednesday for dinner from 6-8 and every other Saturday minimum of 3-4 hours. I also have a younger sister. We both attended and rarly miss. The court ordered threpist is telling me that I am not aloud to speak to anyone about the conversation between her, my father, and me,( including my mom, my grandparents, and my friends/Boyfriend). This is causing a major determinant for me with my dad and school. I want an attorney. Please Help me.
Your mother can ask that Minor's Counsel be appointed for you.
Any conversations between you and your individual therapist would be confidential. It would seem an individual therapist would be a great ally for you.
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