Supposedly she was measuring variables like finger tapping speed in response to various stimuli in right-handed vs.left-handed people or some other beyond boring study that you have to do to graduate.To determine if this article meets the CE requirements for your specialty, please contact your state licensing board. Gabbard is Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and professor in the Menninger department of psychiatry at the Baylor College of Medicine. Professional boundaries are components that constitute the therapeutic frame.He is also training and supervising analyst at Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute. They can be considered to represent an "edge" or limit of the appropriate behavior by the psychoanalytic psychotherapist in the clinical setting (Gutheil and Gabbard, 1993).The moment he signed the form to take part in this experiment, they had a professional relationship, even though it wasn’t treatment.Word is he was there for about fifteen minutes and she found out that he could tap his index finger a few hundred times per minute. If the university had found out would she have been tossed out of graduate school? Personally, the biggest reason I avoid post-professional relationships isn’t because I may exploit someone.
This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 at pm and is filed under QOTW.
Rob, I know you said that dual relationships with your shrink are inappropriate, but what about after therapy is over? John says I’m a “curmudgeonly, asocial tool who no one likes,” so I have to wonder if anyone would want to have any sort of post-professional relationship with me. Allison went poorly and he’s taking it out on me, which is really not cool, but that’s beyond the scope of this post.
I email and sometimes have lunch with my former therapist and we consider ourselves good friends at this point. Let’s look at the rule as it relates to this question.
History Although professional boundary violations have only recently been given the attention they deserve, Sigmund Freud was significantly concerned about transgressions among his disciples from the beginning of psychoanalysis (Gabbard, 1995b).
Sandor Ferenczi was analyzing Elma Palos (the daughter of his mistress Gizella Palos) and fell in love with her.