It is imperative a therapist seek to engage with the Free Child of the teenage client. But many therapist’s forget this and stay focussed only on the Rebellious Child
But this time is is prohibition by stealth, they have not sought to have tobacco made illegal but they have sought to make tobacco prohibitively expensive.
Successful psychotherapy usually involves the individual experiencing what they want (FC) and then devising a successful plan to get that.
I had refused to engage her RC therapy and instead suggested some Free Child activity we could do. Maybe that had allowed her to at last discover that her Free Child didn’t want to smoke anymore.