I'm sorry to hear of the struggles you've had with your daughter, and the unfavourable experience with mental health personnel. Are you still able to talk to your daughter in a meaningful way about how she is feeling and looking for solutions together? If it is the social setting at school rather than the academic content, then your daughter might enjoy doing distance education. I can't see any point of putting pressure on her to attend school if school is the very thing that she fears. Does she have any talents or passions that she can pursue? When my daughter was in year 8 and 9 she stayed home and did distance education, and she had plenty of time to pursue her love of drawing. We ended up getting some of her drawings made into cards, so that she had her own little business. She was able to sell some at local shops, and at a market stall at the community markets. So if there is anything that your daughter can "own" as her passion, then I'd encourage her to do that and help her find herself rather than trying to make her fit into a school environment that is obviously not right for her.
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