Fred: I was at my limits

In my lifetime I’ve bought an identical amount of time from a mental health professional as a professional sex worker… two hours from each… and in my experience? In my experience, the hooker was the better bargain. I went to the shrink a man burdened to the limits of endurance. In those days my wife […]

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Stephanie: You judged me on my sex life and sexual partners

I have been unusually blessed to have had good therapists. Yet, two stick out as crumb buckets. The first did an unbelievable amount of damage to my family by not disclosing a major trauma committed against my minor sibling until after said sibling tried to commit suicide. I shared this therapist with my sibling, we […]

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Nikki: She would compare my life to Bollywood movies

“You have to do your own work in order to be a good therapist, learning to sit on the other side of the chair is critical to your growth”.  Every clinical social work practice teacher and supervisor taught me this, and they were right.   How could I guide others in their healing if I […]

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Lisa: You told me to engage in premarital sex when I’m a Believer

After the breakup of my relationship, tons of financial stressors from a lack of consistent income, challenges on my job that caused me to look for a new one, getting hired at a new job and being told I was not a good fit 6 weeks later and terminated from the position, an ill grandparent […]

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Christina: My experiences have been the same

My experiences have been the same… out of touch white people who don’t really seem to care about my problems….this last baby I had came with some serious postpartum depression and I felt very hopeless not feeling comfortable with “professional” help…you also can’t confide like an average White American without being judged….in the black community […]

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