Jada’s Story

Replay Counseling Center

I have the opportunity to work with some pretty strong children who have been challenged with some tough situations early on in their lives.  This is a story about a resilient girl who started life a little rough.  She found out that I write about families and children on my blog and wanted me to tell her story.

Jada* first came into my office when she was 5 years old. She initially came because she was having difficulty with her feelings related to her relationship with her mother. Over time feelings were processed and she was doing well. She stopped counseling and resumed living a typically “normal” life. Most recently she returned to counseling at a different stage of her life where she again had difficulty with the lack of having a relationship with her mother. With her permission, the story is spoken in her words but paraphrased and written…

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