Therapist Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With Clients

Credit: Darrell Wainright

A Springs therapist is accused of sexually assaulting two of his clients.

Darrell Wainright was arrested Tuesday.

According to police, Wainright began sexual relationships with two women in group counseling sessions that he oversaw. Police say the sexual incidents did not happen at the counseling facility.

In both cases, the women were adults and the sex was consensual; police say the problem is that Wainright was their therapist at the time of the alleged incidents, which is a class 4 felony.

Officers were alerted to the alleged incidents in April after a 43-year-old woman stepped forward and told police that she and Wainright had slept together twice. The woman told detectives that the relationship started out with Wainright flirting and making sexual comments about her after therapy sessions. It allegedly turned physical after a night of drinking at a local bar. A second woman from the therapy group was there, according to first woman's account.

Police say that the woman claimed that the second time she and Wainright had sex, a woman from their therapy group joined in. That woman later corroborated the account to police.

A detective with the CSPD Adult Sexual Assault Unit said Wainright confessed to the sexual encounters in an interview Tuesday. He was then arrested for sexual assault on a client by a psychotherapist. Wainright has since bonded out.

According to records, Wainright's license was issued in July 2013. In that time, he has not had any complaints or disciplinary actions against him.