As a last resort Scott and his family were referred to Thompson’s Family Centered Treatment (FCT) program. FCT finally allowed Scott to identify and explore his previously unshared history of trauma and some of his darkest experiences. His parents were finally able to understand him. This allowed them to focus on re-building their relationship and better ways to handle challenging behaviors. Scott’s confidence and self esteem increased, he set goals for himself, and made new friends. He began to experience joy and hope.