Why Do People Lie to Their Therapists?

There are 4 reasons people typically lie to their therapist Source: wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock Why would someone lie to their therapist? That’s totally counterproductive, right? You’re paying for it, so what would be the point? However, according to a study published in 2016 in Counseling Psychology Quarterly, of 547 adult psychotherapy clients, 93 percent reported lying to … Read more

Sorry, Your Therapist Can’t Be Your Friend

Maintaining therapeutic boundaries are vital to your mental health By Susan Kolod, Ph.D. “There’s a force more powerful than free will: our unconscious. Underneath the suits, behind closed doors, we’re all ruled by the same desires. And those desires can be raw, and dark, and deeply shameful.” Source: Shutterstock/ESB Professional These opening lines, spoken by Naomi Watts … Read more