How to Know if Your Therapist Behaves Ethically

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.  Continue reading “How to Know if Your Therapist Behaves Ethically”

Can Therapy Become an Addiction?

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, Continue reading “Can Therapy Become an Addiction?”

Is it Real or Just Transference?

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

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What not to Hope For When Considering Therapy

It is important to set realistic hopes and expectations for therapy while you are in a process of searching for the right therapist who would match your needs. From my personal experience and after listening to the stories of others, I’ve got the impression Continue reading “What not to Hope For When Considering Therapy”