Hi @Brandon, thank you so much for sharing your story. I am so sorry to hear that your family has struggled throughout 2020. It is totally understandable that your son is now struggling with social interaction and confidence due to learning from home. I know some adults who are feeling the same way - it can be such an uneasy feeling settling back into 'normal' life again. Gaming can be an outlet for a lot of teenagers, especially these days. As you have outlined, it is not necessarily about the game itself but the social interaction involved. Often teenagers may feel comfortable sharing how they are feeling online rather than in a face to face interaction with a friend. Are these friends on Discord also friends with your son in real life? Perhaps he could suggest playing the game together in person, as opposed to online. I am also wondering if therapy is virtual due to COVID restrictions? And is that with a psychologist or a helpline service?
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