Table 2

Characteristics of professionals

BPS

N = 351

BACP

N = 357

UKCP

N = 331

RCP

N = 289

Total

N = 1387


Women25 (%)

212 (62%)

296 (84)

251 (76)

93 (32)

852 (65)


Age68 (sd)

50 (10)

54 (8)

53 (8)

44 (9)

51 (10)


Mean years in practice4 (sd)

17 (10)

11 (6)

14 (7)

17 (10)

15 (9)


BPS: British Psychological Society; BACP: British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy; UKCP: United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy; RCP Royal College of Psychiatrists

Number in superscript = number missing; sd = standard deviation

Bartlett et al. BMC Psychiatry 2009 9:11   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-9-11

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