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The imposter phenomenon in high achieving women: Dynamics and therapeutic intervention.
The term impostor phenomenon is used to designate an int ernal experience of intellectual phonies, which appears to be particularly prevalent and intense among a select sample of high achievingExpand
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Validation of the Clance Imposter Phenomenon Scale.
The Clance Impostor Phenomenon Scale (CIPS; Clance, 1985) was compared to the newly developed Perceived Fraudulence Scale (Kolligian & Sternberg, 1991). The two scales were found to have highExpand
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The imposter phenomenon: Recent research findings regarding dynamics, personality and family patterns and their implications for treatment.
Research on the impostor phenomenon, an experience of feeling incompetent and of having deceived others about one's abilities, is reviewed. Impostor feelings are shown to be associated with suchExpand
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The Imposter Phenomenon: An Internal Barrier to Empowerment and Achievement
In 1978, Clance and Imes developed the term Imposter Phenomenon (IP) to designate an internal experience of intellectual phoniness that seemed to be particularly prevalent among a select sample ofExpand
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Impostor phenomenon in an interpersonal/social context: origins and treatment
This article provides a methodology for mapping an individual's system of social relationships. Three examples of network maps which vary in complexity have been selected to represent the most commonExpand
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Measuring the impostor phenomenon: a comparison of Clance's IP Scale and Harvey's I-P Scale.
Many of the discrepancies reported to date in empirical investigations of the impostor phenomenon (IP) may be due in part to (a) the use of different methods for identifying individuals sufferingExpand
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Touch in psychotherapy: A survey of patients' experiences.
A questionnaire surveying patients' experiences of and attitudes toward physical contact in psychotherapy was used to test and extend Gelb's (1982) identification of four factors associated withExpand
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It is important to understand how individual factors interact with environmental and socioculturalfactorsfor a client in treatment. The purpose of Ms article is to acknowledge the utility of anExpand
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Treatment of the Impostor Phenomenon in Psychotherapy Clients
Despite their actual achievements, some successful people believe their abilities have been overestimated and that they will eventually be unmasked as impostors. This paper focuses on the "impostorExpand
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