The psychotherapist's fear of empirical research.

  • H. Strotzka
  • Published 1983 in Psychotherapy and psychosomatics


The reasons for the reluctance of psychotherapists against empirical research are the following: (1) psychotherapy is a 'hermeneutic' process which cannot be measured (basic argument); (2) empirical research interferes in the process (technical argument); (3) it contradicts the specific private working contract of psychotherapy (ethical argument); (4) in… (More)


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