Comparison of atribuitions done by experienced and novice behavioral therapists

By way of a questionnaire behavioral therapists (N= 41) answered to questions about conditions that favor the improvement of the clinical practice and the behavioral repertory of the psychotherpist related to the clinical change. The important conditions for the improvement of the clinical practice where debated, which appeared to be related to the circumstances present in the psychotherapist direct contact with their clients (experience - number of cases) and quality of technical improvement (academic develpment and being update).

Clinical practice; experienced psychotherapists; novice psychotherapists

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