Maybe I am idealizing as a student rather than a practicing therapist but I doubt this is the general trend. If you had a therapist whose beliefs clashed with your own that sounds like a reason to try someone else, not to dismiss the entire profession. I think most therapists try to avoid making the client feel judged or shamed. However, religious counsellors consider it their job to "minister the Bible" to their clients rather than to give them real therapy. Perhaps the person you found was actually what they call a pastoral counselor? Not a good fit for an atheist client. If the person doesn't feel right for you, they're not. Move on until you find someone better. It's much like making friends, sometimes you will find wrong people you clash with but when you find the right one it's worth it.

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