Stalking by Clients
Resources & References
- 59 Resources for Therapists & Therapists-in-Training Who Are Stalked, Threatened, or Attacked by Patients by Dr. Kenneth Pope
- McNALLY v. BREDEMANN Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Third Division. Deborah McNALLY, Petitioner–Appellee and Cross–Appellant, v. Scott BREDEMANN, Respondent–Appellant and Cross–Appellee. No. 13 OP 73314. Decided: March 31, 2015
- When a Therapist Is Being Stalked
- Almost one in every 5 psychologists reported having been physically attacked by at least one client.
- Over 80% of the psychologists reported having been afraid that a client would attack them.
- Over half reported having had fantasies that a client would attack.
- Over one out of 4 had summoned the police or security personnel for protection from a client.
- About 3% reported obtaining a weapon to protect themselves against a client.
- Google Factor: Therapists’ Self-Disclosure on the Web
- Google Factor: Therapists’ Self-Disclosure in the Age of the Internet
- Dealing with improper contact
- Commentary: Stalking by Patients—Psychiatrists’ Tales of Anger, Lust and Ignorance
- When is a patient’s behavior unacceptable?
- I Stalked My Psychiatrist: How a search for human connection devolved into an unhealthy obsession
- Stalking of mental health professionals: an underrecognised problem