Here are 13 therapists who said truly terrible things to the people they were supposed to be helping. A therapist told my parents right in front of me that I was ‘too bitter and hostile to be helped.’ Thank goodness my parents never took me back to him. “An old therapist once told me, ‘You’re too young to be feeling these things; they’re all fake. Did these things happen on your period?’ No, the self-harm and suicide attempts didn’t happen on my period.” —brookemarlow6. One of the things I disclosed to him was that my sister was raped when she was a teenager.