Need a referral for LA area

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by Mary A., Nov 10, 2007.

  1. Mary A.

    Mary A. New Member

    I have a 13-year-old with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. No, it's not just because he is now a teenager. He's been like this all his life, but it has gotten much worse since he became a teenager...or I am much less tolerant of the refusing, blaming, threatening, screaming, etc. Does anyone know of a good psychologist/psychiatrist/therapist in the Los Angeles area who is knowledgeable about ODD?

    I need a diagnosis so people will take me seriously. They dismiss me when they find out that it is my diagnosis. They also dismiss me when they find out he is not on medication, as though it could not be real if he is not being medicated.

    Desperate for help in Los Angeles
  2. SRL

    SRL Active Member

    Welcome Mary. Good luck with this.

    Anyone with specific names of professionals should contact Mary by private messaging since we don't name those on the site.