Share Your Horror Stories
About Bad Counseling & Therapy


There are horror stories in every profession, and counseling has some too. Therapists hear these from time to time, but they are rarely talked about.

Here’s your chance to describe your bad experience with the Therapist From Hell

All you have to do is tell us your story in the forum below, and we’ll publish it on the web.

Ever had a really strange
or bad experience
in therapy?

Share it with others. Stories like yours rarely get told, yet they need to be heard. You don’t have to name names, but our readers would like to know what to avoid when looking for therapy.

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Totally flirted with my boyfriend the entire time  
Literally the worst counselor I have ever seen. I had never felt more humiliated and ignored than when I started going to see her. We did couples counseling …

My Counselor Owes Me An Apology 
I have been a client of the S**** Center since November 2012. The staff are all wonderful except for my counselor. She embarrassed me in front of another …

Talk Therapy where the counselor tells you to SHUT UP 
My psychologist liked to use the “gaslighting” technique on me, it would go like this: Psy: “I can’t talk to you if you’re aggressive or angry. ” Me: …

Lost a friendship 
I had a very good friend that i became friends with. And she and I have been friends for 2 years as we gotten to know each other. She's been a good friend, …

Couples therapy? I dunno... you tell me. 
My boyfriend and I had gone to couples therapy for a year and a half. Our counselor was a young intern who had to work for a cheap facility for experience …

The damage of the ego and sloppy boundaries  Not rated yet
I have just come out of the most bizarre and damaging psychotherapy experience. So in love with running their own solo show accountable to no one, …

BAD EXPERIANCE WITH TEXT BOOK COUNSELING Not rated yet
I went to counseling with with my wife because it was becoming so bad, and we had a son that I was worried would be affected by us. I was told by her family …

"Change your bank account, Your wife doesnt love you" Not rated yet
I went to a Christian therapist with my husband after losing a baby. He liked talking about what his ex-wife did to him. I didn't go back but my husband …

Go Ask Another Counselor!! Not rated yet
One time my best friend Katerina wanted to invite me and our other friends, Danielle, and Iram to eat frozen yogurt, and go shopping. When an annoying …

Inexperienced Violations-Therapist From Hell Not rated yet
RE Clinical Psychologist, Teacher at Faculty of Medicine University of New South Wales, name deleted, Bondi Junction, Sydney ,Australia & her …

Left behind Not rated yet
Okay, it's a little long winded but the scoop is that my child, who is 16, attempted suicide and was in counseling. My child told the therapist (a …

Therapist from the Twilight Zone Not rated yet
My wife and I picked a marriage counselor from our insurance list. When we got there, the office was behind a dilapidated house, with weeds all over the …

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