COUNSELOR EDUCATION PROGRAM -- North Carolina Central University



Dear Counselors-in-Training,

I hope this message finds you well. My name is Yu Pan, a doctoral candidate in Counseling and Counselor Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I am conducting a research study for my dissertation, and your participation would be greatly appreciated.

Study Overview:

My research focuses on understanding the current or recent (within 3 months) masters-in-training experiences of engaging with supervisory constructive feedback. Specifically, I want to examine the dynamics of feedback literacy, the supervisory working alliance, attachment, and responses to corrective feedback.This research was approved by the UNCG Institutional Review Board.

Who Can Participate?

You are eligible to participate if you:

●      Are enrolled or recently enrolled (within 3 months) in aCACREP-accredited counseling master’s program.

●      Currently or recently (in the last 3 months) enrolled in theclinical practicum orinternship and receive individual supervision.

●      Receive(d)constructive feedback from supervisor in practicum or internship.

●      At least 18 years old.

Why Participate?

Your insights will contribute significantly to our understanding of the feedback process in counselor training, potentially impacting future training and supervisory practices. Plus, participants will have the chance to receive one of twenty-four gift cards with the value of$20 Amazon gift cards in a drawing as a token of appreciation for your time and contribution.

How to Participate:

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in participating, please click on the following Qualtrics link to access the survey and detailed consent form:


The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Are there any Risks:

The survey focuses on educational topics and presents no significant risks. Although highly unlikely, a potential risk is a breach of confidentiality. To mitigate this, we have implemented rigorous strategies, such as storing all data in UNCG-approved secure locations, ensuring your data’s safety and anonymity.

Feel free to forward this email to anyone else you know who may meet the below inclusion criteria of the study!

For any questions or additional information, please feel free to contact me, Yu Pan, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or my dissertation chair, Dr. Kelly Wester, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you for considering this opportunity to contribute to important research in our field. I greatly appreciate your time and participation.

Warm regards,
Doctoral Candidate, UNCG

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