Ntsapho (not his real name) is a 5 yr year old boy who was referred to Empilweni by the psychologist at Khayelitsha Hospital because he wouldn’t speak to her. Six months ago his behaviour started changing and he became cheeky, demanding and aggressive, using big swear words. Canotta Golden State Warriors He recently stabbed a cousin with a pen and he demanded to have a gun so that he could kill everybody. Womens Air Jordan 12 A few months before the onset of this behavior his father was shot to death by robbers at his home in his and his mother’s presence. Fjallraven Kanken 20L The mother was very traumatized and couldn’t cope with seeing reminders of her husband every day, so they left their home to stay with the maternal family. Nike Jordan 11 Future The mother was being treated for her own emotional needs by the psychologist, so Empilweni was able to concentrate on Ntsapho. Comprar Nike Air Max Baratas For the first two sessions he was too anxious to separate from his mother, or to talk, so the mother was included in the sessions and Ntsapho was encouraged to use gestures to indicate his answers. Gradually Ntsapho trusted the counselor enough to be on his own with her and to talk about the fears and worries and sadness that this traumatic experience had caused.
He soon began to work through his feelings in free play, drawing, and story-telling. nike air max 2016 goedkoop The mother was helped to understand how Ntsapho was trying to cope with his trauma, and how best she could assist him, while at the same time, learning how to set limits on unacceptable behavior. The mother’s extended family was also seen, to explain to them how best they could support her. chaussures de foot puma In all, Ntsapho was seen for 8 sessions, mother for 3, and the extended family for 2 sessions.