My husbands ex takes his son to unneeded therapy just so she can say he is in therapy during our court hearings and try to stop me from getting more time with him.. She put him in therapy for tactile dysfunction (he is a normal kid and shows no signs of this) and then tells the court simply he is in "counseling". She over medicates him, has him put under general anesthesia for small procedures like getting a tooth pulled, and overall makes dangerous decisions when it comes to his physical and mental health. We have a hearing about modification to custody at the end of June, but is there something I can do now to stop the ridiculous and unfounded therapy?
You r not the judge of whether or not his ex is 'abusing' her sole medical decision making rights. Only another dr who examines him can disagree with how his current dr is treating him. Most people and kids can never get too much therapy. Your assertion that she is 'abusing' her sole medical rights when u r in no position to judge puts your judgment into question. It is unethical for a therapist to provide unnecessary treatment. Apparently, u believe you r the appropriate decision maker as opposed to the mother or the father based on the last question above. Your husband has a lawyer. He should be talking to his lawyer if he believes there is a problem.
you may do nothing as you are not the parent.
he has done something. he has a hearing in june on this issue.
you can help him by paying for a lawyer for him, paying for a medical exam of the child to prepare for the hearing, paying for an expert to examine the medical records and testify as to whether they are appropriate or not.
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