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Therapist patient sexual relations is an aspect of professional client sexual relations and occurs when the professional and psychological boundaries are broken in the therapeutic relationship and sexual behavior between the parties occurs.

This is a clear breach of professional ethics and may amount to charges of *patient abuse if not sexual abuse

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  • Williams, M. H.(1992) “Exploitation and Inference: Mapping the Damage From Therapist-Patient Sexual Involvement” American Psychologist, , 47 (3), 412-421[1][2].

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