Let’s hash this out — because there are some things to consider that are being missed. 🧵👇🏼
Let's talk about this, then.
But they aren’t held to this level of scrutiny, and their competence is *assumed.* THAT is the problem.
Why are we assuming that mentally ill providers are a special kind of risk that requires targeted, explicit client protections?
Why — WHY — did it take decades of trauma and retraumatization for a patient of size to get adequate care? Why is a GoFundMe the only feasible way to secure that care? Why are insurance providers refusing to cover?
Because I believe that getting people like her proper treatment so they can return to the field and transform it IS the only real path forward.