Dear Dr. Rob, I know you said that dual relationships with your shrink are inappropriate, but what about after therapy is over? I email and sometimes have lunch with my former therapist and we consider ourselves good friends at this point. Have you ever done this with any of your clients? For Psychologists in the United States, personal relationships whether they be sexual or platonic after professional ones are frowned upon.
Why Your Therapist Can’t Be Your Friend
Romantic/sexual relationships - Counseling Today
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Dating my therapist
The first time my shrink kissed me was in his office. I was 24 and had been his client for six months. When I started therapy with him I was living in Denver, collecting unemployment and feeling lost. My father had just died unexpectedly of a burst aorta back East while I was on a backpacking trip.
Clients go to psychotherapy seeking a mind massage, but all too often things turn physical. Cases of inappropriate sexual contact in psychotherapy average around 10 per cent prevalence, and a survey of hundreds of psychotherapists found that nearly 90 per cent reported having been sexually attracted to a client on at least one occasion. A new paper by clinical psychologist Carol Martin and colleagues discusses how therapists deal with these awkward feelings.