Resilience among psychotherapists: Personal coping and environmental factors


  • Harishankar Moosath NIMHANS, Bangalore, India.



Resilience, Coping with Stress, Psychotherapists


This article explores the relationships between resilience and occupational stress among psychotherapists. Using a phenomenological paradigm, ten Psychotherapists in clinical practice were interviewed to explore the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that enable them to cope with stress as well as their perception of environmental factors that contribute to resilience. Thematic analysis was used to capture personal coping and environmental factors that contribute to resilience. The findings are discussed and implications for further research indicted.

Author Biography

Harishankar Moosath, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India.

Research scholar, Department of Clinical psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India.


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