Our expert says:
Well, most teenagers do indeed go through a phase like this, around this age, so that may hold some hope for you, but it oesn't solve your immediate problem. If he refuses to go for counselling, it might be useful for you to see a counsellor / child psychologist to discuss the situation, so that you can at least discuss the problem in detail and work out an approach you can use to try to re-introduce a degree of discipline. And maybe, if he thinks about the fact that you would be discussing him when he wasn't there, he might become more interested in atending some sessions.
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