Reprinted from Counselor Education & Supervision, v.47 (March 2008): 179-192. c2008 The American Counseling Association. Reprinted with permission. No further reproduction authorized without written permission from the American Counseling Association. Permission granted Sept. 18, 2008, for use only in TopSCHOLARtm.


During periods of uncertainty or psychological distress, a supervisee may encounter or develop rigid or unhelpful thinking patterns that could delay development by promoting discouraging realities and experiences. Such cognitive experiences often are so subtle that they occur outside the supervisee's immediate awareness. This article explores how the cognitive model of counseling could be used in supervision as a guide to help the supervisor and supervisee discover and modity negative thought processes.


Cognition and Perception | Cognitive Psychology | Education | Educational Psychology | Student Counseling and Personnel Services