Risk Assessment

Crossing the Boundary: When Mental Health Professionals are Stalked

Mental health professionals (MHP)—psychologists, social workers (LSW/LCSW), LPCs (Licensed Professional Counselors), and others—are trained and prepared to help treat and manage a myriad of mental health difficulties. Working closely with clients, MHPs also must manage the counselor-client relationship. Sometimes, however, something can go horribly wrong in this relationship—for instance, cases of serial stalking by clients. […]