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I’m Dr. Duff

I’m Robert, a licensed clinical psychologist based in Southern California, and author of the bestselling Hardcore Self Help book series. I also host a weekly podcast where I address reader questions and interview others in the mental health field.

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How To Embrace Therapy After A Bad Therapeutic Experience

How To Embrace Therapy After A Bad Therapeutic Experience

Opening up in therapy is hard. Add in poor previous experiences with an unprofessional therapist and it can become super difficult to persevere with. In episode 278, I received a question from a listener who was subject to sexual advances from their therapist leaving them, quite understandably, uncomfortable and feeling unable to create meaningful connections in therapy today. In this post, I dive into why this is completely unacceptable and should never happen as well as offer my advice on how to move forward and begin a positive working connection with a new therapist.

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November 14, 2021 0

Episode 278: Sexual Advances From Therapist & Depression That Doesn’t Go Away

Episode 278: Sexual Advances From Therapist & Depression That Doesn’t Go Away

Hello, friends. In this episode, I tackle two very important questions relating to therapy and the relationship you have with your therapist. The first looks at connecting meaningfully with your therapist when you have had negative past experiences, while the second looks at what you can do when you feel like you have hit a dead end and don’t make any progress despite years of therapy.

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November 12, 2021 0

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