Our expert says:
Ethically, doctors are warned to be cautious about treating family members ( or themselves !) and that should also apply to psychologists. And the situation you describe illustrates the risks perfectly - he cannot possibly be a competent and objective therapist because he is so factually and emotionally an active participant in the situations.
SOunds like you need legal advice about the bizarre mismanagement of paying a ridiculous fee to her father for questionable services, etc., amd to extricate yiourself from any further financial obligations to this pair. And sop long as she chooses to allow her father to pull the strings, it sounds as though there's little chance for you to resume the relationship you want.
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