The mediating role of cultural intelligence and cognitive flexibility in the relation between effective counsellor characteristics and multicultural counselling competencies of counsellors in Turkey


Buyruk Genç A., ŞAHİN F.

British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/03069885.2022.2110216
  • Journal Name: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, ASSIA, IBZ Online, Periodicals Index Online, CINAHL, EBSCO Education Source, Educational research abstracts (ERA), ERIC (Education Resources Information Center), Psycinfo, DIALNET
  • Keywords: Multicultural counselling competencies, effective counsellor characteristics, cognitive flexibility, cultural intelligence, RELIABILITY, MODEL

Abstract

© 2022 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.Our aim was to examine the mediating role of cultural intelligence and cognitive flexibility in the relation between effective counsellor characteristics and multicultural counselling competencies of counsellors in Turkey. A total of 521 counsellors participated in the study. TThe “Effective Counsellor Characteristics Assessment Scale”, “Multicultural Counselling Competencies Scale”, “Cultural Intelligence Scale”, and “Cognitive Flexibility Inventory” were used to collect the data. Cognitive flexibility and cultural intelligence were found to play a full mediating role between effective counsellor characteristics and multicultural counselling competencies.