“As therapists, we are among the first to dismiss any notion that people who are emotionally distressed and disturbed are somehow bad, We say, quite rightly, they are the products of their histories, of their experience, and it is this that makes them who they are and do what they do And yet how easily under pressure of the intransigence and intractability of suffering this slips into its opposite, judgement and even condemnation, as though people choose to be unhappy, to cut themselves, to starve. As though their suffering were a sign of moral failure.”