Scipsy

I’ve spent a year and a half writing about the negative effect in psychotherapy, so when it comes to psychotherapy, I have some uncommon opinions (the negative effect in psychotherapy is an obscure subject, if you study it for long enough, you’re gonna develop uncommon opinions). Yesterday two psychotherapists were talking to me about their own psychotherapy (psychotherapists often do a psychotherapy during their training, it is sometimes called didactic therapy) and I was astonished about how much they have idealized that experience, to me it was almost like they were brainwashed.

I’m just writing this feeling, I don’t really know what’s the point here. I guess I’m wondering if I think the things I think just because I only have a theoretical knowledge of the subject. Maybe if I did a psychotherapy, I would change my mind. I don’t know, I doubt that, but I’ve seen people entering the office of a psychotherapist for the first time and start crying the exact same moment they sit in the chair, so…