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adrianabsmith80
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This was our life as well, and we walked on eggshells just waiting for the day our son injured his baby sister, now toddler. We have ‘graduated’ from PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy) with a very solid and highly recommended psychologist (not a therapist) and it’s been LIFE CHANGING. Our son- ADHD, ODD went from unmanageable (holding him in bear hugs, destruction, aggression, cursing, biting, hitting, running away, destroying the house) to completely manageable. Our lives are so much better now, and although we still have the occasional burst of bad behavior, it extinguishes itself over a week when we hit the PCIT learnings hard and apply them again.