Paul Fischer is a "family and marriage counselor" in Downtown Phoenix.
What allegedly assaulting a woman during a counseling session had to do with therapy is anyone's guess.
According to court documents obtained by New Times, the woman told the cops about the incident that occurred on February 3 at Fischer's 7th Avenue office.
The cops say Fischer, 62, pulled the woman's hair, slapped her in the face a bit, and eventually "forced his fingers down her throat" -- all in the middle of a counseling session.
Court documents do not state exactly what caused Fischer's counseling session to turn into an alleged slapping, hair-pulling, and throat-stuffing event.
Police later set up a recorded phone call between the two, in which Fischer apologized for the assault, according to the court documents.
The case would've likely been a simple misdemeanor assault charge, but since Fischer allegedly had her by the hair the whole time, the woman told police "she felt as though she could not leave."
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That scored Fischer a felony charge of unlawful imprisonment.
Fischer's bond was set at $25,000, and the conditions of his release don't prevent him from going back to work.
He's due in court on February 29.