Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 61–69 | Cite as

Perceptions of primary supervisor interpersonal skills: A critical incident analysis

  • Joseph L. Wetchler
  • Kathryn A. Vaughn


This study surveyed a randomly selected group of Approved Supervisors of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (n = 280) and their supervisees (n = 266) on their perceptions of the primary supervisor interpersonal skill used in supervisory incidents that had a positive effect on supervisee development. Supervisor directiveness was the most identified skill by both supervisors and supervisees.


Health Psychology Social Issue American Association Family Therapy Critical Incident 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph L. Wetchler
    • 1
  • Kathryn A. Vaughn
    • 2
  1. 1.Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Behavioral SciencesPurdue University CalumetHammond
  2. 2.Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Behavioral SciencesPurdue University CalumetHammond

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