Analyze This (1999)
1hr 43min
Movie Story Line
An over-the-top gangster comedy film, featuring Billy Crystal and Robert DeNiro, that explores many different facets of a therapist- client relationship and patient confidentiality.
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Teaching Idea #1

Maintaining Client Boundaries
Read through the American Psychological Association's ethical guidelines. Make a list of specific circumstances for when a counseling psychologist and a client may have a relationship outside of therapy sessions. List movie scenes that could be considered ethical violations by the APA.

Teaching Idea #2

Mandatory Reporting Requirements
Read through your state psychology licensing board's ethical guidelines. Identify when a counselor is required by law to report specific information that is disclosed by a patient to appropriate legal authorities.