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Is it unethical to work for your therapist in hisher office as a receptionist?

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2009-03-26 16:38:08
2009-03-26 16:38:08

Yes, Your therapist should maintain proper boundaries with his/her clients - which means that he or she should not be their friend relative or co-worker. Working in you therapists office as a receptionist violates these boundaries. It could cause potential problems if you were not able to do your job up to expectations and they were dissapointed in you - how would they approach you about this? As a therapist or as a boss. In addition, as a receptionist you would have access to your own and other clients confidential information. This is not appropriate.

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