Her psychiatrist knows her inner thoughts and feelings better than anyone.She can say anything to him and he doesn't judge her, but only seems to understand her better.She feels safe and comforted whenever she sees him.He knows just when to hand her a tissue when she's about to cry, and they share laughs together because her sense of humor is so like his. Jason Robards was a psychologist in "Tender Is the Night" and married his patient, Jennifer Jones.
Therefore, any sexual activity within that year would be considered sexual abuse and lead to the mandatory revocation of a doctor’s licence.
So what if the psychiatrist “knows all about” about a client?
Two people can even the playing field very fast over a lunch, if they choose.
The penalty of revocation is “appropriate and necessary to protect the public and ensure that public trust in the profession is maintained and that public trust in the regulator is maintained,” college lawyer Elisabeth Widner told the five-member panel Wednesday.
Ghabbour’s case comes as the provincial government is looking to strengthen the law around sexual abuse and physician-patient relationships in the wake of a Star investigation.