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Four Ways People Lie to Their Therapist

January 22, 2019

Why would someone lie to their therapist? That’s totally counter-productive, right? You’re paying for it so what would be the point? However, according to a study published in 2016 in Counseling Psychology Quarterly, of 547 adult psychotherapy clients, 93 percent reported lying to their therapist at some point.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychoanalysis-unplugged/201901/why-do-people-lie-their-therapists