Informed Consent is probably one single important aspect of therapy that could set up the entire therapy process either for success or for failure from the get go and could either increase or decrease the risk of harm to a client. Both the therapist and the client are best protected when client is well-informed about a
Just as it is important to acknowledge the reality of abuse of clients in therapy, the next step in addressing this problem is to know various ways in which this type of abuse is perpetrated. The extent to which many consumers of therapy are unaware of basic rules of their providers’ professional conduct is stunning.
When you are in therapy there is a pretty good chance that at some point you will find yourself wondering if therapy has become more of an addiction than an actual therapeutic experience. If you have already found yourself in this situation,
I want to address a major confusion people usually have about transference, which has to do with not understanding how it is different from “real” feelings, because somehow there is a notion that transference and real feelings are two different things. They are not. Just because feelings in a