Body-Centred Countertransference Scale

Primary use / Purpose:

To assess bodily or somatic reactions which therapists` or health care professional have to clients or patients within a therapy session

Psychometrics:

Cronbach's alpha of .71 Highly correlated to other measures of countertransference

Author of Tool:

Jonathan Egan and Alan Carr

Key references:

Feeling it: body-centred countertransference in a sample of Irish clinical psychologists
J Egan, A Booth, T Trimble - Irish Psychologist, 2010
Cited by 14 - Related articles - All 8 versions

Files:

Egan and Carr Body-centred Countertransference Scale (2005)

For each item in the scale, please place a tick in the box that applies to you.  Remember that it is only bodily reactions that have happened to you

  0

‘This has never happened to me when in the last six  months’

1

‘Yes, this has happened to me at least once in the last six months, but not that often’

2

‘Yes, this has happened a few times in the last six months’

 3

‘Yes, this has happened often in the last six months’

 
1 Muscle Tension        
2 Sleepiness        
3 Yawning        
4 Tearfulness        
5 Unexpectedly shifting your body        
6 Headache        
7 Stomach Disturbance        
8 Throat Constriction        
9 Raised Voice        
10 Dizziness        
11 Loss of Voice        
12 Aches in Joints        
13 Nausea        
14 Numbness        
15 Sexual Arousal        
16 Genital Pain        
17 Other, please specify