by Jill J
(Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
I signed up with a psychologist who had been practicing for over 40 years. He had a PhD in Philosophy which I noticed was hanging on his wall during my third visit. I had never been to a therapist with a PhD in Philosophy. Maybe that should have been my first clue to what was coming.
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