Similar rates of sexual misconduct are estimated in the clergy.
"The abuse went on for years, but it didn't come out into the open until the last decade or so.
It used to be, when a patient said her therapist had sex with her, we assumed it was a fantasy.
The rise of feminism made us all more aware of what is really going on." Many incidents that swell today's chorus of turpitude actually took place years ago.
Abuse of power occurs shockingly often--among doctors, lawyers, and professors, as well as psychotherapists.
And all for the same reason: the professional relationship.