"Well I Got a Few of My Own": Therapists' Reactions to Attraction, Sex, and Love in Psychotherapy

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Abstract

This article serves as an introduction to this issue of the journal on sex, love, intimacy, and attraction in psychotherapy, with a particular emphasis on therapists' reactions to these subjects. A common theme throughout this special issue is that such topics are natural, common, challenging, and potentially dangerous. I call attention to a few of the highlights of each of the articles in the issue, and I offer suggestions on how therapists might effectively manage their own reactions to these challenging topics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-122
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of clinical psychology
Volume70
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2014

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Psychology

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