“Teen Mom OG” followers mentioned they had been “confused” once they noticed the signal for Amber Portwood’s psychologist on the November 16, 2021, episode.
Portwood, 31, is a affected person of Dr. Ronald Stachler, who makes a speciality of youngster and adolescent psychiatry, in keeping with the register entrance of his workplace and on LinkedIn. Dr. Stachler has greater than 20 years of expertise and obtained his medical diploma from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, per U.S. News.
Eagle-eyed viewers shortly picked up that Dr. Stachler makes a speciality of youngsters and adolescents. “This explains rather a lot,” one fan wrote on Twitter. “Why is Amber seeing a CHILD & ADOLESCENT psychiatrist when she’s a grown girl?!?! We all knew Amber wanted a distinct physician and for this reason.”
“I’m additionally confused as to why she goes to a toddler / adolescent therapist,” one other viewer wrote by way of Reddit. “I really feel like I do not know or perceive her full scenario however I really feel a therapist must be serving to you progress ahead. I’m unsure how certified this particular person is to try this.”
“I do know we have all speculated that Amber goes to a toddler therapist as a result of she needed a sure man however why would he settle for her as a affected person and be capable of counsel her in parenting when his experience is meant to be with children?” a 3rd particular person agreed.
Gary Shirley Agreed to Go to Therapy With Portwood
Although Gary Shirley — the daddy of Portwood’s 13-year-old daughter, Leah — was hesitant to hunt counseling prior to now, the “Teen Mom OG” dad had a change of coronary heart. He advised Portwood he talked to a parenting coach and want to converse to her therapist, too.
“I determine if I can not less than do my half, which is knowing what you are going via so far as your psychological way of thinking,” he advised her on the November 16, 2021, episode of “Teen Mom OG.”
Portwood suffers from bipolar dysfunction and borderline persona dysfunction, The Sun famous.
The “Teen Mom OG” star did not discuss her diagnoses, however reminded Shirley she has many “psychological diseases,” however she “tries her greatest to even get off this sofa and do faculty.”
“Trying to have a relationship with Leah and it is exhausting… I’ve accepted it,” Portwood continued. “But what I have never been in a position to settle for that my remedy — it doesn’t matter what and regardless of how a lot I take of it — won’t ever absolutely maintain me such as you.”
Shirley’s Wife Said She Was Being Put on the ‘Backburner’
The November 16, 2021, episode of “Teen Mom OG” began out with Shirley telling his spouse, Kristina Anderson, that he needed to go to remedy along with his ex.
“Once once more, I get placed on the backburner,” Anderson mentioned.
Portwood and Anderson had a falling out in March 2021 after Portwood known as Shirley’s spouse a “homewrecker” and a “whore” on Instagram dwell, although they’ve since made amends.
“If you assume it is gonna assist… I’m not gonna cease you from going, “Anderson added.
She requested if they might talk about methods to co-parent Leah throughout the appointment.
“I’m going to imagine he will discuss to me about a few of her points that she’s received occurring — that means perhaps I do not maintain issues in opposition to her — the place I get just a little perception into her,” Shirley defined.