Trigger warning: This post contains mentions of potentially traumatic experiences.
Therapists are supposed to be impartial, non-judgemental counselors, helping and nurturing your mental health. The best way for patients to make progress is often to lay it all out to your therapists. While therapists will (or should) remain impartial and give you the necessary tools to come to terms with your actions, they’re still human and many have their own “Oh Shit” moments.
A Redditor recently asked, “Therapists of Reddit, what was your biggest “I know I’m not supposed to judge you but holy sh*t” moment?”
From parents trying to “fix” their children to absolutely heartwrenching stories of abuse, many therapists shared some of their own “oh shit moments” with the world.
I think for me, the one that comes to mind is a frequent caller to the suicide hotlines. He’d call in and say he’s not providing his phone number or name, he would just say…
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