‘My Mom Isn’t A Bad Parent, So Don’t Blame Her When It’s Me,’ Says 9-Year-Old With Behavior Challenges

Michelle says her relationship with her 9-year-old son, Raymond, is “abusive and toxic.” She says that Raymond screams, curses, is physically aggressive, and shows no empathy for others. “Sometimes, I get sad out of nowhere. Sometimes, I’m stressed out. Sometimes, I’m overwhelmed,” explains Raymond when he sits down with Child and Family Psychiatrist Dr. Charles Sophy. “My mom isn’t a bad parent, so don’t blame her when it’s me,” he adds. When Raymond asks Dr. Sophy if he knows how he can fix his relationship with his mother, how does Dr. Sophy respond? Tune in to Wednesday’s episode, “‘My Little 9-Year-Old Terror,’” to find out. Check your local listing for air times. WATCH:9-Year-Old Given ‘Clear Behavioral Expectations’ When Acting Out, Says Behavioral Analyst TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY:Kids in crisis?

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