Ethics of Psychotherapy
I want both parents custodial and non -custodial too understand that the most important thing right now is what will be the best interest for the child. Do whatever it takes to make the child have a healthier life. As a psychologist you have to make some challenging decisions, I would have to ask myself would it be good to have both parents involved with the treatment with the minor child. Would this make the child’s behavior better or worse? Would the father agree to allow the mother to be involved in the treatment, would he understand that it may be a possibility with the mothers insight it might help the child?
I would have my session with the child and try to see what I can get out of them, their thoughts on the divorce, how do they feel about their parents, and why do they feel