Does that mean that the counselor needs to call off her engagement?
MK: I talked to Rocco Cottone, Harriet Glosoff and Judy Miranti, three members of the Ethical Code Revision Task Force, about this scenario.
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Psychologist dating former patient
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She can say anything to him and he doesn't judge her, but only seems to understand her better.
She feels safe and comforted whenever she sees him.
MK: This is an important piece for counselors to understand and it is important to plan healthy alternative ways to meet their emotional and romantic needs.