chapter  2
JEFFREY A. KOTTLER: About Last Night
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Like many therapists, I joined the profession not only to help others, but also to help myself. It seemed to me that spending one’s life talking to people about their most intimate secrets, their most pressing problems, and their most disturbing behavior was an excellent way to make me feel more normal. It also seemed like great theater to have access to people’s innermost thoughts and secrets. So, from the very beginning, I fully expected to be changed by doing this sort of work; I considered it part of the job.