Hallway Therapy

Seaburn, David
January 2007
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p52
The article describes the typical week of a medical family therapist who provides mental health services at a public school in New York. The main customers at the Family Support Center are school personnel who are struggling with children whose behavior makes it difficult for them to learn. One incident of bullying involved the use of the Internet as the primary tool for tormenting other children. Cutting and other forms of self-harm are prevalent among teenagers.


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