“Counseling psychology and psychotherapy” journal is a scientific periodical dealing with philosophic, theoretical and applied issues of counseling psychology and psychotherapy. It is:
- Aimed at the development of applied psychology, collaboration between psychological science and practice
- Devoted to the topical social issues in psychotherapy.
The main journal rubrics are:
- Anthropology, phenomenology, culture. The rubric deals with topical issues in philosophy of counseling and psychotherapeutic practice, anthropology and ethics; wide range of questions in interrelation between counseling and psychotherapy and different aspects of culture(s).
- Theory and methodology. The rubric provides room for discussing topical issues and researches in the sphere of theory and methodology in counseling and psychotherapy.
- Research. This rubric presents classical experimental research on the journal thematic as well as works carried out in non-classical paradigm (phenomenology, hermeneutics, discourse-analysis etc.).
- Workshop. The rubric spotlights new methods in counseling and psychotherapy.
- Therapeutic guild. The rubric deals with different issues in functioning of professional community of counselors and psychotherapists (law, certification, supervision, reports from conferences, presentation of counseling centres etc.).
- Applied psychotherapy. This rubric outlines peculiarities of counseling and psychotherapeutic work with clients having different types of problems (suicide, somatic and psychosomatic disorders etc.).
- Case-study. The rubric presents case-studies of counseling and psychotherapy.
- Essay. The rubric deals with manuscripts describing an author’s opinion on a problem relevant for the journal thematic and written as an essay.
- Debut. The rubric for the works of young specialists.
Also, the journal publishes overviews of Russian and foreign literature on counseling and psychotherapy, original translations relevant for the journal thematic, interviews, reviews of books and articles.
The journal publishes original and finished works.
1. The manuscripts are delivered to the editor by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by post mail on electronic media.
2. The number of symbols in the manuscript should be up to 50,000.
3. Text format: Times New Roman, 14, spacing 1,5. References to the other works are made up as an order number in square brackets.
4. The manuscript should also contain the following information:
- Abstract (up to 1000 symbols)
- References list made up according to the Chicago Manual of Style
5. Author’s personal information:
- Full name
- Country, city
- Scientific degree and academic title
- Place of work, position
- Birth date
- Scientific interests
- Contact information (phone number, e-mail, web-page)
- Photo (100х100, 300 dpi).
In case there are several authors, please, provide the information about all of them.
6. Pictures, tables and diagrams should be provided in separate files. The pictures should be made in vector graphics in *.eps or *.tif formats.
Editorial board regulations:
- Publication does not require any fees from the authors.
- All the manuscripts are peer-reviewed by double-blind review.
- Decision on publication is made by the editorial board basing on the reviewers recommendations.
- Reviewers are appointed by the editorial board.
- In case a reviewer does not recommend an article for publication, the author receives refusal with explanations of the reasons.
- The feedback (both positive and negative) is based on the reviewers’ opinions but the texts of the reviews are not quoted verbatim in correspondence with the authors.
- In case the manuscripts do not meet formal requirements they are sent back for finalization.
The editorial board contacts the authors only in case of accepting they manuscripts for publishing. Editorial reviews of the manuscripts are purposed for internal usage only. In case of publication refusal the editorial board does not carry out any theoretical discussions.