Thomas G. Gutheil, MD

Articles

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Terminating Therapy Before Things Get Out of Hand

June 30, 2012

Cases that come to our attention as malpractice claims, ethics claims, or Board of Registration complaints raise the question: why did the treating clinician not terminate the treatment before things got so out of hand?

Grand Rounds-Boundary Issues in Clinical Practice

May 08, 2012

Psychotherapists have fiduciary power and-from a risk management perspective-the clinician must act in a manner in which misconduct cannot be inferred. In terms of boundary violations, some preventative measures (like psychodynamic education) can be taken.

Podcast: Psychiatric Records-Careful of Those Empty Words

December 14, 2011

In this podcast, Dr Thomas Gutheil talks about a key challenge facing psychiatrists. . . valid medical record keeping. Here: important tips from an expert based on an article he coathored with Dr Robert Simon.