Empilweni Client Story 3

Okhanyo (not her real name), a 16 year old girl, was brought to Empilweni by her mother because over the past year she had become aggressive, cried easily, was withdrawn, and was unable to concentrate at school.
  • This behavior had started after her father’s sudden death. Nike Air Max Flyknit Heren He was a diabetic with high blood pressure. Nike Air Max TN Femme While waiting in the queue outside the clinic on his appointment day he collapsed and died immediately. Okhanyo and her mother were notified. Joey Bosa Ohio State Jerseys When they arrived at the clinic, they were distressed to see him still lying there, with his face full of sand   Okhanyo and her mother found it difficult to overcome their anger at the clinic staff for not covering his body or taking it inside, and they were still feeling angry and traumatized when they were seen at Empilweni. Asics Pas Cher Okhanyo tried to avoid walking past the clinic, as she would relive the experience and feel traumatized all over again. Nike KD 9 Her mother noticed that she was becoming more withdrawn and tearful, and aggressive at times. Fjallraven Kanken Mini Her teacher reported that she was not concentrating in class   Okhanyo attend several counselling sessions at Empilweni as she was still grieving the loss of her father and found it difficult to accept that he was no longer there. Dallas Mavericks Empilweni asked to see her younger brother as it seemed that he had also not been able to mourn his father. Compra Mochilas Kanken Baratas A memory box was used to help the family deal with their loss. Although a very sad exercise, it enabled the family to mourn and begin to put their lives back together   Okhanyo’s mother also attended 8 group sessions for parents.

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