Year: 1989 Source: Journal of Counseling Psychology, v.36, no.3, (July 1989), p.336-344 SIEC No: 19900291

This study examined 78 counselor trainees’ preference for structure in supervision as moderated by level of experience, reactance potential & content of supervision. Beginning students preferred structured supervision. The preference for advanced students was moderated by reactance & content. For relationship content, advanced students who were high on reactance preferred low structure supervision & vice versa. In suicide content condition, all advanced students preferred structured supervision.