January 21, 2022
Society for Human Resource Management
Pietro D’Ingillo, P.D., learned this the hard way when he and his partner, another psychologist in California’s L.A. County, went out to respond to a person in crisis without backup.
“We came within feet of being faced with an incredibly disturbed individual who was on a four-day meth binge and holding a sawed-off shotgun,” D’Ingillo says. “We were interrupted by his mom, who said he was going to kill her, us and everyone.”