Nurse/therapist: patient awarded damages over improper sexual relationship.

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A female client sued her male nurse/ clinician for malpractice.

The client's lawsuit hinged on expert testimony from a clinical psychologist that the nurse/clinician took advantage of paternal transference she developed toward him in therapy and encouraged her to start up a sexual relationship with him.

The nurse/clinician denied any sexual relationship. He claimed the patient's lawsuit was retaliation against him for terminating therapy. He also brought in a forensic psychiatrist who reportedly delved into the patient's...

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