Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type

Empirical Research Article


film-based pedagogy, intersectionality, experiential learning

Subject Area

Counselor Education


The purpose of this article is to present the findings produced from a basic qualitative study designed to explore the experiences and perceptions of mental health counseling interns exposed to the popular film, Moonlight. Data collection included a focus group interview, completed written reflections, and member checking activities. Implications for counselor education, suggestions for integrating Moonlight into curriculum, limitations, and directions for future research are examined.



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