Table 1

Participants in the focus groups. Professional grades are listed in ascending order of seniority; Senior I and above normally indicate a therapist who has specialised in a particular area of clinical practice. An honours degree is generally thought to indicate higher academic achievement than a degree.

CategoryFrequency (%)
Age
21–3029 (66)
31–408 (18)
41–503 (7)
51–604 (9)
Grade
Junior18 (41)
Senior II10 (23)
Senior I15 (34)
Superintendent1 (2)
Qualifications
diploma19 (43)
degree2 (5)
honours degree23 (52)