For a therapist to disclose his/her own sexual attraction to a client would quite possibly start a trip down a very slippery slope. The chemistry that takes place between client and therapist may seem sexual in nature,as described in another thread, and certainly some attraction is inevitable. BUT for a therapist to open the topic of his/her own sexual attraction to a client brings the therapist's own needs into the picture, thereby shifting the focus of therapy, and the original issues get lost.
You may think that just hearing it "straight from the horse's mouth" would help put it into perspective, but quite the opposite, you are likely to send the client into a whole new set of fantasies.
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