Why I Quit Being a Therapist — Six Reasons by Daniel Mackler

Published on Jan 4, 2018

My website: http://wildtruth.net My Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/danielmackler I was a psychotherapist in New York for ten years. I’ve often been asked my reasons for ending my therapy practice, and here they are. I touch on the subjects of the screwed-up mental health system, the unscientific nature of diagnosis and psychiatric medications, the stress of working with traumatized clients, vicarious trauma in the therapist, payments and awful insurance companies, the exhausting nature of the work, the heavy responsibility, pressure to use force on clients (which I never did), and professional liability, to name a few…