The naked therapist, and his suit

The father of nude psychotherapy could boast about his suit. His lawsuit, that is. Case Briefs explains, tersely:

Bindrim v. Mitchell

Citation. 444 U.S. 984 100 S. Ct. 490 62 L. Ed. 2d 412 1979 U.S.

Brief Fact Summary. The Defendants were Gwen Mitchell (Ms. Mitchell) and Doubleday Publishing (Defendants). Ms. Mitchell wrote a novel allegedly based on the Plaintiff, Dr. Paul Bindrim’s (Plaintiff), psychological techniques, including a nude marathon. Plaintiff brought an action for libel. Defendants claimed the novel was a work of fiction and the character could not reasonably be identified as Plaintiff.