Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



Problems of Professional Competency (PPC), Gatekeeping, Remediation, Faculty Support, Proficient Students

Subject Area

Counselor Education


Students with problems of professional competency (PPC) issues enact a negative toll on proficient students and require increased faculty attention. While there are resources aimed at supporting students with PPC, we will explore proficient students’ experience of stress and needed supports as a result of classmates with PPC.



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