Do therapists cry in therapy? The role of experience and other factors in therapists' tears.

  title={Do therapists cry in therapy? The role of experience and other factors in therapists' tears.},
  author={Amy C. Blume-Marcovici and Ronald A. Stolberg and Mojgan Khademi},
  volume={50 2},
The subject of therapist's crying in therapy (TCIT) has been virtually ignored in the literature, with only 1 qualitative dissertation and 3 case studies devoted to the topic. This mixed-method survey study explored therapists' experiences with and attitude toward TCIT. Six hundred eighty-four U.S. psychologists and trainees filled out the survey online, revealing that 72% of therapists report having cried in therapy in their role as therapist. Data analysis indicated that the act of crying in… 

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