I'm a Therapist, and My Patient Is Going to Be the Next School Shooter

6 Patient Files That Will Keep You up at Night
Narrated by: Richard Lam
Series: Dr. Harper Therapy, Book 1
Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (1,232 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

I'm a therapist, and I work with the most dangerous patients.

I've seen it all.... A boy who planned to be the next school shooter. A patient with OCD whose loved ones really did suffer every time he missed a ritual. A choir boy who claimed he was being molested - not by a priest - but by God Himself. A patient with PTSD who gave me nightmares. A husband and wife who accused each other of abuse, and only one of them was telling the truth. 

And how could I ever forget Patient #220. 

The problem is, my patients have a habit of dying. Sometimes I wonder if I'm the common denominator. Or maybe that's just the cost of taking on exceptionally broken clients. 

Either way, I'll never stop trying to help.

©2019 Dr. Harper (P)2019 Dr. Harper

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Remember — it’s fiction

At first I thought that this book was a real account of a therapists wildest patients and I wondered how many ethical violations that was... upon further investigation I realized that this was originally a reddit thread. It’s clear that even if the original author was using characters based off of real patients that the book highly dramatizes and fictionalizes these characters and events. I found some of the stories very suspenseful and thrilling and others to be a little cheesy but overall I liked it and I found myself wanting to listen to it while I drove, worked out, or even before bed. I recommend!

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Fiction? Nonfiction? Real Doc? WHO KNOWS?!

Excellent foray into my first audio book--COULD NOT stop listening (finished it in one shot, with one short bathroom break)!

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AMAZING!!!

This book had such a great outline! It kept me wanting more!! I think I finished it in under two days. Honestly it's worth the money to buy it!! I'm buying his second book now!

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Brilliant!

I don’t even like horror, but this was fantastic! A true page turner! Well done!

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Nice twist

I really enjoyed this book. Nice flow and twist. Can’t wait to read the next one.

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Excellent Dr. Harper

Love this book! New to Dr. Harper but Bravo! My husband is a psychologist so these are wildly interesting. On top the next files and you have A HUGE fan now!

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My New Favorite

My friend suggested this book to me a while ago and I kept getting ads for it. I had a 7 hour drive ahead of me and music and podcasts just weren’t doing it for me anymore. I downloaded Audible and this was the one I chose as my free book. I’m so glad I did. The narrator has a voice to match Dr.Harper perfectly. The twists are so well written. The character developments are amazing. I finished the book during the trip and listened to it again on my trip back home. I can’t wait until the second book is on here!

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Wow!!!

Had to take a long ride with my daughter after not much sleep. Got this book. My daughter and I were mesmerized. We didn’t want to get out of the car because the story wasn’t over.
My daughter downloaded the audible app just to finish the story. Can’t wait til the next group of stories comes out.
Unpredictable, fresh.

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Loved it

I literally loved everything about this book. I cannot wait for the next!! Just Listen!

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obsessed!

It kept me intrigued and emerged. The narration was so theatrical, but his voice was also, in a weird way, soothing. I listened to the entire book in one day bc I could not turn it off.

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  • 07-17-19

Read it at reddit, bought it at audible

I bought this just for the note but I am pleasantly surprised at the audio book since the expressions seems more brighter than when you just read it. Overall, I enjoyed the special end note and will support more of Dr Harper's patient file!

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  • Katie
  • 09-07-20

Incredible

I've been wanting to read these books for so long but not had the time. I got the audio book so I could listen to it while travelling or doing housework and it DID NOT disappoint!! Definitely worth a read(or listen)!!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-31-20

Fun! But a bit silly at times

I was hoping for a psychological thriller from the title. The story is more of a detective mystery. Still fun! But a bit more silly than I thought it would be. Don't go in expecting a realistic story.

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  • Lauren Field
  • 08-27-20

Brilliant!

So many twists and turns! Will definitely be checking out more of his work as well as the prison files!

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  • Ashby
  • 08-21-20

so amazing

so good you can never guess what will happen
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  • hxiill
  • 08-21-20

Brilliant!

Such a good book! Thoroughly enjoyed it! I couldn’t stop listening, always left you wanting to know what happens next! Worth while and I’m looking forward to the other books! Thank you

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  • Mrandruki
  • 08-16-20

The narrative does not make sense

The timeline does not make any sense. Characters change wildly as well as their motivations.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-30-19

Disappointed

I returned this book. I had thought it might be interesting and entertaining It was neither Don’t bother