Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

[Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya]
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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy is a specialized scientific and analytical periodical on theory, methodology and practice of counseling in psychology and psychotherapy.

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Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
Mass Media Registration Certificate:PI № FS77-66996, registry date 30.08.2016
ISSN (print): 2075-3470
ISSN (online): 2311-9446
“Rospechat” subscription index: 32344– for individual subscribers, 32347– for organizations.

Frequency: quarterly

Published since 1992
Full-text electronic version available at

We do not charge any submission or publication fees.

Open Access Journal
This is an open access journal. All content is available for non-commercial purposes without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose citing the source. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

License Terms:
Creative Commons LicenseAll materials in this journal are licensed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International License: users are free to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, remix, transform, and build upon the material as long as they give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. Users may not use the materials for commercial purposes.


Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy is a registered peer-reviewed academic journal.

The journal publishes original articles, scientific reviews and commentaries.

Reviewprocess:Every submitted paper that complies with our general requirements undergoes the procedure of double-blind peer review. All reviewers are acknowledged experts on the subjects of peer-reviewed materials. Reviews of the received materials are stored in the publishing house for 3 years. The editorial office sends the reviews of the submitted material to the authors in an electronic form.

Journal website:Abstracts, keywords and information about authors are publicly available in Russian and English languages for all published materials.Full-texts of all papers are available as well. The website also provides information about the Publisher (see Publisher), Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board (see Editorial Board), Editorial Council,Aims & Scope, and contact information both in Russian and in English.

The official website of the journal:

RSCI:The journal is registered in the Russian Science Citation Index (see Publication in RSCI) and regularly provides information about the articles published in this index.

Editorial Board/Council: The journal’s Editorial Board and Editorial Council includes 25 experts with various academic degrees (Candidate of Science, Doctor of Science or equivalent qualifications) engaged in research or teaching in higher education. The list of the Editorial Board and/or Editorial Council members is published in each issue of the journal and on its official website in Russian and English, with an indication of their academic degrees.

Publishing standards: All published materials contain information about the authors, their place of work and the necessary contact details. Keywords and abstracts in English and Russian languages are mandatory when publishing scientific articles in Russian. All published articles must include reference lists drawn up in accordance with the rules of publication, based on the requirements specified in the existing standards. Guidelines for submitting, reviewing and publishing manuscripts are available on the official website of the journal.

The journal is recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation for publishing doctoral research results.

The journal is also covered in various Russian and international indexing databases.

Journal’s scope (according to the list of scientific branches):

  • General psychology, psychology of personality, history of psychology (19.00.01)
  • Medical psychology (19.00.04)

Website Mass Media RegistrationCertificate:

Title: Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy
Mass Media Registration Certificate: PI № FS77-50825, registry date 27.07.2012

Editorial Office: 29 SretenkaStreet, Moscow, Russia 127051
Journal topics: methods, research and education in counselling psychology and psychotherapy;advertisement not more than 40%

Distribution form: periodical, journal
Languages: Russian, English
Territory of distribution: Russian Federation, foreign countries
Founder: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education



Submitting, reviewing and publishing guidelines

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