While going to therapy can be a very vulnerable experience, it’s important for therapists to make their clients feel comfortable during their sessions. Unfortunately, when Reddit user u/straw_hat95 asked: “What’s something a therapist said or did that made you stop seeing them immediately?” a lot of people shared their troubling experiences with unprofessional therapists. Here’s what they had to say below:
It’s important to mention that while the below people have had issues with certain therapists, not all therapists act this way, and, in fact, can provide help for vary situations and reasons.
If you’re in need of talking to a mental health professional, the National Alliance on Mental Illness helpline is 1-888-950-6264 (NAMI) and provides information and referral services; GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals from more than 25 countries who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy.