We at Someecards are huge proponents of therapy. Therapy saves lives—it saved mine. And I recommend it for everyone especially my exes and every single one of my family members. Working with a really good therapist has the potential to fix 90% of the problems in our lives (except our therapy bill). But unfortunately, not all therapists are good at their jobs. Therapists are humans, and humans are complicated damaged beings prone to bad and harmful behavior. Which is yet another reason why we need therapy.
1.) From tragiccity:
It wasn't all that terrible, but she knew my mom professionally (mom is a mental health provider) and she spent the ENTIRE session talking about how amazingly wonderfully awesome my mom is. I mean, I think my mom's great too, but that's not why I was seeing a therapist. When I told my mom about it afterward, she was like "Yeah, so-and-so's not that great of a therapist." Um, you couldn't have told me that beforehand? We still laugh about it, though.