Субъективная витальность как ресурс профессиональной деятельности психологов-консультантов: сравнительное исследование представителей различных психотерапевтических школ.
Subjective vitality (the experience of having energy available to the self) is not only an important element of subjective well-being, but also a resource for professional activities. The article presents the results of comparing the level of subjective vitality among counsellors (N = 249) practicing different psychotherapeutic approaches. The study has shown that narrative practitioners, existential analysts, gestalt psychotherapists, transactional analysts, person-centered psychotherapists, psychoanalysts do not differ in terms of their level of subjective vitality. Significant interrelations between gender, work experience and subjective vitality were not revealed. At the same time an interesting association between the amount of sessions with clients per week and a psychotherapeutic approach was demonstrated. Person-centered and narrative practitioners who has maximum amount of sessions per week reported the highest level of subjective vitality while the existential analysts with the most intensive practice, on the contrary, - the lowest. Significant associations between amount of sessions per week and the level of subjective vitality among other groups of counsellors were not found.