I Simply Made an Appointment. How Did I End Up Here!

Yesterday I was cleaning out my office and came across my datebook calendar from 2010. I am such a pack rat! As I flipped through the calendar seeing if there was any contact information I may still need, I saw it there: My first appointment with Dr. P! How simply and innocently written. “Dr. P …

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Any survivors from the 1990’s Out There?

I have been going through the book (hoping to put together a bibliography) on sexual assault by providers. I was really struck by that there was an organized effort to resist the exploitation that was happening then. In a book I am reading now from 1990 there are 10 listed survivor groups in the Appendix. …

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Changing my state’s therapist exploitation law

Hello.  I just thought I would share a little bit about the process of changing or trying to get a state to have a criminal law for therapist sexual exploitation.  I hope this information is helpful if you decide to try to advocate for changes to your state law that might be inadequate to address …

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I survived therapist sexual abuse too.

Hello everyone. My name is Maria. I thought I would introduce myself as a new contributor to Surviving Therapist Abuse.  Its been almost two years since I ended the sexually exploitive “therapy”/relationship with a psychiatrist.  It has been the hardest part of my journey in life thus far.  I have written my story and will be posting it here soon.  …

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