Help! I'm In Love With My Therapist

Love, Self

What to do when you fall in love ... with your shrink!

Do you have feelings for your therapist? If so, you may be wondering how you should handle the situation.

In this video, author, counselor/therapist and YourTango Expert Sherry Amatenstein explains that falling for your therapist is a very common phenomenon. "Your therapist is an object of idealization,” says Amatenstein. These feelings are not out of place, and in fact are "part of the therapeutic process," she explains. While the feelings may be normal, it’s important to pay attention to how you go about dealing with them.

So, what should you do about these feelings? Check out the video above and find out!


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