Q: My son needs counseling because he's having a hard time with his stepmom. The counseling center allows stepparents
If the parent allows it. My ex and I have joint custody and decision making. My son won't talk to the counselor if his stepmom is there. This is in Wisconsin. Is there anything I can do?
A: You need to stress to the counselor that your son does not want her in the session because he will not speak freely with her present. If the counselor will not honor your request, you and your husband should find another therapist.
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