by Donald Pelles, Ph.D., Certified Hypnotherapist Tommy, about to turn six, came to my office with his father. It was early May; the weather was beautiful. But as his mother had explained over the phone, Tommy would not play outside – he was afraid there might be bees. The summer before one had gotten into his pants and stung him. Neither Tommy nor his parents wanted him to be confined to the house for the rest of his life, but – Tommy was afraid.
Paul Cameron, [fictitious] son of Kirk Cameron and Chelsea Noble, called me to make an appointment. When I asked him what issue he wanted help with, he said he wanted to work through intense feelings of shame, after his father’s public comments in a March 6 interview by CNN’s Pierce Morgan.