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when psychotherapy becomes abusive


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Initial post: May 19, 2007, 11:44:32 PM PDT
disordered says:
can therapists who sexually abuse their patient & continue to treat others for the same disorder & also suffer from the same disorder themselves

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 7, 2007, 10:23:16 AM PST
Jon Person says:
During school, therapists are told over and over that they cannot have any kind of relationship whatsoever with a client outside of their office. This is extremely important because therapists are in a position of trust. A sexual relationship with a therapist is grounds for one losing their right to practice. It is never appropriate.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 28, 2008, 12:15:56 PM PDT
Dawn Webb says:
They do, because most patients won't turn them in to the APA, (American Psychological Association). If no one turns them in, and presses criminal charges, they will continue to practice. It is rape, a therapist is not only in a position of trust, but a also a position of power, a mentor, often a parental figure. In that sort of situation, it is no different then incest, and no matter how much a patient may tell themselves they are "in love" with...they have been grossly betrayed in the most personal, devastating manner.
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Posted on Aug 1, 2009, 7:14:09 PM PDT
HomeBuilding says:
The biggest abuse of all is taking money and time from those who seek assistance--but who are offered no goals or plans beyond more reaction time extending pharmaceuticals and endless visits waiting for the "therapist" to get a clue.

There are MANY reasons why the average number of visits to therapy is VERY LOW--and it's not all refusals to accept treatment. Sometimes the emporer IS naked.
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