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.
A guest post about her personal experience in therapy from our contributor Julie L. Desfosses.
You have been seeing this therapist for some time. Your therapist is likable, compassionate, empathetic and supportive, and seems to understand your struggles. He (or she) gives you some good insight about your situation and your state of mind. You’ve become accustomed to seeing this person every week and even look forward to each session,
In addition to the situations I discussed in the post Does everything I share with my therapist stay confidential?, there are cases when a therapist is allowed, but not required to disclose some information about a client to a third party. The most common situation when a therapist may do so is when a client presents