Tales from Therapy

Stories of when "the couch" isn't the most comfortable seat in the room.

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What Does a Therapist Do When She Has Turmoil of Her Own?

The fine art of patiently digesting the traumas and trials of others, when my brain has become a morbid minefield of abandonment and loss.

The Most Offensive Thing My Therapist Ever Said to Me

I still can’t believe he thought those words were okay. But it did help me move on…from my shrink.

The Day My Therapist Dared Me to Have Sex With Her

My analyst and I grew more intimately connected each week of treatment...but I never saw this indecent proposal coming.

Illustration by Jess Smart Smiley

The Seville Situation

The time chance brought me face to face with my decisions... and my therapist.