Like alot of people on here iv been struggling with chronic fatigue, pain and feeling unwell with an underactive thyroid as well as other medical conditions.
My 16 year old son has been diagnosed with severe anxiety and aspergs syndrome, he is afraid to go out and spends 24/7 in his bedroom. He is so vulnerable and was offered CBT therapy, he attended a few sessions with me taking him but fear of going took over and he was taken off the sessions as people who did not show motivation in wanting support and attend the sessions were discharged. I feel that the anxiety my son feels is over whelming and needs the suport even more.
I got him to see the doctor this week with my grown up daughter and the gp is going to make a referral to the NHS Autistic society for in her words a proper diagnosis as the voluntary agency that made his inital diagnosis of aspergs does not explain fully how they came to that conclusion. At no time did the doctor offer treatment for my sons anxiety, OCD, depression and fear of leaviing the house.
I really dont know what to do next as my own anxiety levels explode when having to speak to the medical profession. I feel so helpless that my son is isolated.
How do i try to get the best hekp i can for my son while keeping my sanity.