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W. Bradley McKibben, Ph.D., NCC

W. McKibben
Associate Professor
Full-Time Faculty, Department of Counseling
(954) 262-5847
Office: Maltz 2073A


  • Ph.D. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.S. North Georgia College & State University
  • B.S. Clayton State University

Professional Interests

W. Bradley McKibben, PhD, RMHCI (FL), NCC is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling at NSU’s College of Psychology. He is board certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors and is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern in Florida. His research has been nationally recognized with the 2019 American Counseling Association Research Award and the 2018 Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy Outstanding Article Award. Dr. McKibben is the Editor-in-Chief for Teaching and Supervision in Counseling, the official journal for the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. He directs the Clinical Supervision Research Lab in the Department of Counseling, which aims to advance rigorous research and scholarly activity, and to offer premier training opportunities, to elevate and advance the specialty of clinical supervision.

Dr. McKibben’s research interests pertain to clinical supervision; specifically, he has studied the supervisory relationship, influences of attachment strategies, counselor development, and multicultural considerations in clinical supervision. Dr. McKibben employs a variety of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches in an effort to study supervisory processes and outcomes, thereby working to enhance the training and preparation of professional counselors and to optimize counselors’ service delivery to clients and communities. Dr. McKibben also regularly publishes about research methodologies, including “how to” journal articles and book chapters on various research paradigms. He has published over 20 journal articles and 4 book chapters, and he has presented at over 40 international, national, regional, state, and local conferences.

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