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One does have to wonder why a psychologist would be incapable of discussing any issue with their partner. What is that learning and training all about. It would appear that some questions need to be asked about that particular practise and whether or not it does actually help or hinder any individual involved in it's practise or with it's treatment process..

I have quite a few friends who are or have been involved in that discipline and I am quite certain they are neither impressed by this woman's actions or surprised that the discipline she has "practised" did not help her own situation in any way. But then again, we are looking at a false rape claim, self mutilation and abuse. One must also wonder how many more people were affected by this so called professional. I cannot say that I have ever witnessed this type of action from any male although I do believe that the survival rate in that discipline is rather poor as well..

Prison psychologist faked rape: police

AP, The West AustralianDecember 10, 2011, 12:22 pm
A California state prison psychologist has been charged with faking her own rape in an unsuccessful bid to persuade her husband to move to a safer neighbourhood, authorities say.
Laurie Ann Martinez conspired with a friend to create the appearance that she was beaten, robbed and raped in her Sacramento home in April, according to conspiracy charges filed by the Sacramento County district attorney.
Investigators say she split her own lip with a pin, scraped her knuckles with sandpaper and had her friend punch her in the face with boxing gloves they bought for that purpose.
She ripped open her blouse to expose her breasts, wet her pants to give the appearance she had been knocked unconscious, and was crying hysterically when police arrived, according to court papers.
Martinez, 36, a psychologist for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, told police she had come home that day to find a stranger in her kitchen.
"As she tried to run away, the suspect grabbed her and hit her in the face," court records say in describing what she told police.
"She lost consciousness and then when she awoke she found her pants and underwear pulled down to her ankles."
Missing from her home were two laptop computers, Martinez's purse, an Xbox video game console, a camera and numerous credit cards that Martinez said the stranger had stolen.
In reality, the items were all at the home of her friend, Nicole April Snyder, authorities allege.
Martinez, her friend and two co-workers eventually told police the whole thing was an elaborate setup to convince Martinez's husband, David, that they needed to move.
It didn't work. Instead, the couple filed for divorce in May, six weeks after the April 10 incident at the home they shared, according to court records.
Martinez was arrested on Monday and freed on $50,000 bond. Snyder, 33, is charged with the same conspiracy counts.
If convicted of conspiracy, each woman faces up to three years in prison, Orio said.
Police detectives and crime scene investigators spent hundreds of hours on the case, said Sacramento police Sgt Andrew Pettit, until one of Martinez's prison co-workers came forward to say Martinez had been talking at work about faking a crime at her home to persuade her husband to move.