Treating the patient who has been sexually exploited by a previous therapist.

@article{Kluft1989TreatingTP,
  title={Treating the patient who has been sexually exploited by a previous therapist.},
  author={Richard P. Kluft},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  year={1989},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={483-500}
}
Patients who have experienced sexual exploitation by a previous therapist constitute an increasingly recognized clinical population. Although some of these patients were transiently overwhelmed or mildly disturbed when exploited, the majority were severely symptomatic and the victims of incest or other previous abuse. Many demonstrate a constellation of four factors that predisposes them to revictimization or the sitting duck syndrome: severe symptoms, idiosyncratic dynamics, atypical… CONTINUE READING