I felt much better because I knew that I had somebody to talk to all the time. Every boy needs a psychologist! To see his feelings! (Ricky)l
If every hair on your head fell out, don't you think you'd need a talking doctor? (eight-year-old boy)
Psychotherapy with the child who has a life-threatening illness is profound and poignant, and it powerfully attests to the struggle toward survival. Within its framework, the child seeks to reintegrate the shattered facets of his or her life. Through words, drawings, and play, the child conveys the experience of living with the ever present threat of loss and transforms the essence of his or her reality into expressIOn.