I spent the past weekend rewatching one of my favorite shows "In Treatment" with my sister. It's been almost ten years since I was drawn to Gabriel Byrne's complex character and talked about the relationships on the program with my own therapist. A lot has changed since then and I'm trying to understand what led me to report that therapist to the Board of Health Professionals in 2020. Read more about my experience.
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5 Signs of Narcissistic Therapists (The Ultimate Covert Wolves In Sheep’s Clothing)
1) They violate boundaries.
2) They lack empathy for your pain and engage in victim-blaming and shaming.
3) They join forces with your abuser in gaslighting and pathologizing you.
4) They isolate you from outside support.
5) They are haughty, condescending, and contemptuous.