Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



Imposter phenomenon, research, counselor education

Subject Area

Counselor Education


Content analysis was employed to explore research experiences and imposter phenomenon (IP) among 25 counselor educators. Six overarching categories emerged including inconsistent areas of efficacy in the research process, supports in conducting research, barriers in conducting research, experiences of IP across roles, triggers of IP, and factors that quiet IP, with implications for counselor educators.



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