Therapy Abuse Resources

These are some resources that people who have experienced therapy abuse may wish to check out. Please note that linking here is not necessarily an endorsement of services offered or views expressed.

Therapy and Support

Clinic for Boundaries Studies

Training, mediation, support and therapy around the issue of professional boundaries. They offer psychotherapy and witness support to people who have been subjected to a breach of boundaries.

Catalyst Counselling

Counselling and support to people who have been subjected to abuse in therapy, as well as abusive relationships and cults.

Therapy Exploitation Link Line (TELL)

US-based Resource, referral and networking organisation for people who have been abused by psychotherapists and other professionals.

Legal

Switalskis Solicitors

UK Solicitors with expertise in pursuing civil claims against counsellors, psychotherapists and other professionals. Contact Victoria Thackstone at their Doncaster office.

Regulation

Professional Standards Authority

Oversees the work of statutory regulators such as the General Medical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council etc. Also accredits registers for non-statutory professional bodies, including the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, UK Council for Psychotherapy and British Psychoanalytic Council.

Survivor Blogs

Abused by a Therapist

UK based blog for mutual support, and to share resources in respect of abuse by a counsellor or psychotherapist

Annihilation in Psychotherapy

Personal account of therapy abuse from a psychoanalytic viewpoint.

Surviving Therapist Abuse

Collects first-person accounts of survivor stories.

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