European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling
formerly Formerly European Journal of Psychotherapy, Counselling & Health
ISSN: 1364-2537 (Print), 1469-5901 (Online)
Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year
The European Journal of Psychotherapy & Counselling is a peer-reviewed publication which aims to stimulate and inform debate and provide linkages throughout Europe regarding developments in psychotherapy and counselling . The European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling covers the psychological therapies with particular, but not exclusive, reference to developments in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, counselling and counselling psychology. Papers are reviewed by a minimum of two independent anonymous reviewers.
The Journal raises important questions in terms of European practice, theory and research for psychotherapy and counselling practitioners, related professions, students and academics.
The Journal focuses on the following areas:
• The contributions from and debates between different European theoretical approaches to psychotherapy and counselling and their respective traditions of practice and research.
• Individual and group psychotherapy and counselling in public, private and voluntary settings
• The interaction between the psychological and the physical and the status of these categories
• The nature of psychotherapeutic knowledge and its implications for practice, theory and research
• The contributions to psychotherapy and counselling from developments in European academic disciplines
Potential Special Issue proposals are welcomed. Examples of possible future special issues include:
• Developments in therapeutic communities in Europe
• Critical psychotherapy and counselling
• Developments within Europe in particular modalities e.g. humanistic, cognitive-behavioural, existential and psychoanalytic
• Political, legal, economic, social and technological changes in Europe affecting the provision of psychotherapy and counselling
• A comparison of European approaches to researching psychotherapy and counselling
• A critical review of phenomenological research as a misnomer, with a particular focus on IPA
Peer Review Integrity