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In the opening chapter of my friend Allison Winn Scotch's new novel, Time of My Life out next month , the main character wonders if her massage therapist might make a move on her--while she's lying there on the table. If you've ever wondered if it happens massage therapist-client love connections , the answer is, gulp, yes--it's not just a fictional scenario. You go in for treatment of sore muscles or an injured back, but sometimes you get more than you bargained for, says Daniel Reinisch , LMT, a New York based massage therapist. In fact, he says, people develop crushes on their massage therapists more often than you'd imagine. And he's heard an earful from colleagues. The situation was awkward for him.
Clients go to psychotherapy seeking a mind massage, but all too often things turn physical. Cases of inappropriate sexual contact in psychotherapy average around 10 per cent prevalence, and a survey of hundreds of psychotherapists found that nearly 90 per cent reported having been sexually attracted to a client on at least one occasion. A new paper by clinical psychologist Carol Martin and colleagues discusses how therapists deal with these awkward feelings.
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