Therapists: What do you say when parents of your teenage client challenge your ability to help their kid because of your age or level of experience?

Therapists: What do you say when parents of your teenage client challenge your ability to help their kid because of your age or level of experience?

  This is something many recent graduates experience as they start working with clients without the “protective” title of intern. Even more seasoned clinicians get a wary look from parents who interpret a cautiousness or tentativeness or youthful appearance as...