Cognitive Therapy

DESCRIPTION OF the Joaozinho CASE (fictitious name), patient of 11 years, will go to complete 12 in the next month, in April, high middle class, initiated the mannering cognitivo therapy in October/2007. Its parents had come in the first consultation to talk on the son. They had told that Joaozinho is a docile, responsible child, educated and affectionate. Joozinho has a good pertaining to school performance, is football player of the Flamengo (fictitious) (federalist), it has many friends, it presents a good relation with its family, friends and professors. At the vacant moments, Joaozinho always looks for to go the beach with its parents, to play videogame and soccer with the friends. It does not present aggressiveness traces.Joaozinho inside completed all its stages of development of the normal limits of age. The parents had also told that Joaozinho seems to have more privacy and freedom with its mother of what with the father, if feeling more to the will to speak on its pertaining to school notes, the performance in the soccer and even though to ask for to buy some thing, thing that with the father, Joaozinho does not make. Very it was always compared with the figure of its father for the people, also for the proper father, who tells to the time all that the son if very seems it in all the aspects.

The father also works in the Flamengo and is very successful professionally. The mother said that she has some time comes observing that Joaozinho has demonstrated a certain anxiety when its father attends its treinos in the soccer, with distrust not to have a good performance and to disappoint the father. Moreover, when Joaozinho takes off a note 6,0, for example, she cries, saying that she must have taken off a note higher and is from fear to count for the father, exactly knowing that its father goes apia – lo and to be satisfied with note 6,0.