I'm not really trying to convince anyone. I'm just reporting what is known
about clay's therapeutic value, and what I've seen work, even with drug
addicts and law breakers. But, you are there and we are not. I'd say if you
are that uncomfortable trying it, then it probably isn't a good idea. But,
I would encourage you to consider that the severe behavior problems that
you see, and the emotions behind them, can be channeled in positive
directions. No one said it was easy. Undoubtedly, it is a tough tough job.
art therapist (who has never worked with rich, suburban kids)