You are invited to participate in an anonymous online study conducted by David A. Gumpert, M.A., as part of the requirements for completion of the Doctor of Psychology degree, Wright Institute, supervised by Lynn E. O'Connor, Ph.D.

In order to participate, you must be 18 years of age or older.  Participation is voluntary, and you will not be paid. You may withdraw from the study at any time and discontinue without penalty. No identifying information will be collected. 

Taking part in this study involves completing a series of surveys, taking a total of about 20 minutes. You will be asked to consider your opinions and attitudes about peer counseling. 

You are not waiving any legal claims, rights or remedies because of your participation in this research study. If you have questions regarding your rights as a research subject, contact Virginia Morgan ( at the Committee for Human Subjects Research at The Wright Institute, 2728 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 841-9230. This project has been approved by the The Wright Institute Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.

Thank you for your participation. If you have any questions or concerns about the research, please contact the Principal Investigator or the Suopervisor:

David A. Gumpert, M.A.

Lynn E. O'Connor, Ph.D. Email: