Treating a Therapist

 © Helen Lesser 2016

While the original enquiry was about accepting someone for treatment who was currently training in LCH, the same comments equally apply to treating a practising colleague or trained LCH therapist.



“I was just wondering whether you would advise I start in the same way as any other patient, or whether I go straight to the TV session at the consultation?

She did ask me if we’ll be able to progress more easily than other patients because she’s on the course, but I informed her that I won’t be expecting any more from her than any other patient (so as to ensure that she didn’t feel under any pressure to ‘perform’ perfectly).”




The comment about not expecting anything more from her was good and I’m sure will have a beneficial effect.  This is actually a ‘biggie’ and if


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