5. What are your strengths and limitations as a therapist?

QUESTIONS TO. HERE ARE THE QUESTIONS: Mental Health Professional (Therapist) 1. What is your education and training? 2. How much experience do you have in this field? 3. How long is a session?

4. What does one session look and sound like?

5. What are your strengths and limitations as a therapist?

6. What is your general philosophy and approach to helping? 7. Is medicatio‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍n a strong part of your action plan? 8. What methods do you use to ensure your young patients trust you? 9. How do you get your patients to open up?

10. What happens when a session “goes wrong”? Patient Advocate (Parent) 1. When did you first realize that your child may have a mental health disorder? 2. How did that make you feel? 3. What actions did you take after you found out?

4. How did you get more information on your child’s condition?

5. Who did you share this information with?

6. What strategies do you use to help your child with their disorder?

7. Has life for you and family changed at all since your child was diagnosed? 8. What are you doing differently?

9. Did you share your child’s disorder with anyone else?

10. What is one piece of advice you would give to another parent who just found out that their child has a mental health disorder‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍?