Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type

Empirical Research Article


counseling competency, emotional intelligence, counseling skills, counseling dispositions, counselors in training

Subject Area

Clinical Supervision, Counseling, Counselor Education, Higher Education Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling


The purpose of this quantitative study was to assess the relationship between Emotional Intelligence (EI) and counseling competency. Results indicated that CIT status was positively correlated with counseling skills and therapeutic conditions. Results further showed that CITs with higher EI had a higher self-perception of all components of counseling competency.



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