This article is re-posted from http://disequilibrium1.wordpress.com/ with the author’s permission. It describes one woman’s account in therapy that led her to question the entire psychotherapy approach.
Reposted from http://disequilibrium1.wordpress.com/ with the author’s permission.
A guest post about her personal experience in therapy from our contributor Julie L. Desfosses.
I’ll get right to the point: therapy has been a mixed bag of “stuff” for me. Let me be a little more specific for you. Therapy was great in the beginning for one reason. I had thirty years’ worth of pain, shame, hurt, blame, anger and misunderstandings that I needed to talk and cry out. I needed an understanding
Continue reading “Therapy and Me”
This personal story about a harmful experience in therapy has been provided by one of our guest authors, S.T. (The name has been hidden to protect author’s confidentiality)
This personal story is provided by one of our guest authors, S.T.
My story begins when my life went into a crisis following a number of devastating events that happened within about a year of each other-including the death of my father and a divorce from a ten-year marriage. I ended up in the hospital after I experienced suicidal thoughts and feelings that were unrelenting. Continue reading “A Damaging Quest for Help”
An interview with Marina Tonkonogy, LMFT about ways to avoid getting abused in psychotherapy (by Jaleh Weber, Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Interview with Psychotherapist Marina Tonkonogy
Jaleh Weber, Yahoo! Contributor Network
Aug 5, 2011
Most everyone feels that they can trust a psychotherapist to help them with their issues. Unfortunately this
is not always the case and some psychotherapist can be emotionally and even physically abusive towards their client. To help learn how you or someone you know can avoid getting abused in psychotherapy, I have interviewed psychotherapist Marina Tonkonogy. Continue reading “How to Avoid Getting Abused in Psychotherapy”