My husband passed away 2 years ago. He was an alcoholic. My 13 year old daughter has struggled since (understandably). She is angry and has started to get physical with me when she doesn't get her way. She fights me on everything. She blames me for everything. I realize she has much to work through however she will not attend counseling. She is bigger than me so there is no "making her" go. She lives on her phone. I cut the cellular service to it but if there is wifi she can access certain apps. She is beyond disrespectful. She makes zero effort and I'm truly frustrated. I am an extremely patient person. She refuses to go to school. She is chatting with kids online that clearly are not a good influence. I don't know what to do. She barely comes out of her room - maybe once or twice to use the bathroom which isn't healthy. I've thought about wilderness type programs or therapeutic boarding school. She is an amazing, brilliant, beautiful child. I know she has a lot of hurt and don't know how to help. Does anyone have any experience with something like this?
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