The majority of youth Dr. Gray treats have already been through a frustrating
and fruitless process of individual counseling and other approaches. Thus,
another service he performs is the review of previous reports and psychometric
data done elsewhere. This, combined with an initial parent interview, can serve
as valuable information for parents who are burned-out and on the cusp of giving up.
Often, for the first time, a viable and effective game plan is then set up.
Such are the effects of a high-maintenance youth on a home.