He also had to think back to the time when his two grown children were frequenting middle-school hallways. His experiences as a parent gave him a different perspective than those as a therapist, he said.
“I would thoroughly distrust a therapist without kids,” Larsen said. “They haven’t been through the trenches. It’s great to have theory on parenting, but working through it is a different issue.”
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