CPR is published by Wiley and indexed on PsycINFO. It is available online only and is free for BACP members on the Wiley online library. 

It is edited by Professor Panos Vostanis and overseen by the CPR editorial board, which provides strategic direction.

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Latest issue - June 2022

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Original articles

Open access
Exploring which aspects of a low‐intensity CBT intervention were found to contribute to a successful outcome from the service user point of view: A mixed methods study
Miles Thompson, Holly Parker, Jodie Cave

Writing your way to well‐being: An IPA analysis of the therapeutic effects of creative writing on mental health and the processing of emotional difficulties
Catherine Deveney, Patrick Lawson

The feasibility and effectiveness of compassionate mind training as a test anxiety intervention for adolescents: A preliminary investigation
Dean O’Driscoll, Maria McAleese

Open access
Treating eating disorders in groups: A pilot study on the role of a structured intervention on perfectionism on group climate
Giorgia Margherita, Anna Gargiulo, Rosita Gaudioso, Giovanna Esposito

Open access
Utilising telemental health in a paediatric outpatient psychology clinic: Therapeutic alliance and outcomes
William S. Frye, Lauren Gardner, Jazmine S. Mateus

Treating perinatal mental illness with transactional analysis psychotherapy—A narrative enquiry
Emma Haynes

Open access
Ecological momentary assessment of emotional processing: An exploratory analysis comparing daily life and a psychotherapy analogue session
Hélène Beuchat, Loris Grandjean, Jean-Nicolas Despland, Antonio Pascual-Leone, Mehdi Gholam, Joel Swendsen, Ueli Kramer

Can digital innovation be helpful to counselling and psychotherapy in low‐ and middle‐income countries? The case of Ghana
Ernest Okyere-Twum

The perception of counselling services through the lens of college faculty in China
Chi-Sing Li, Richard C. Henriksen Jr, Yu-Fen Lin, Timothy Brown Jr

Technology and counselling in Africa: Reflections from MSc counselling students at a selected university in Zimbabwe
Jeofrey Mtemeri, Yvonne Madhovi, Julia Mutambara, Emmanuel Maziti

'Mixed white and Black Caribbean' millennials in Britain: An exploration of identity
Yasmine Clarke

A journey to improve Arabic‐speaking young peoples’ access to psychological assessment tools: It’s not just Google translate!
Sulafa Yassin, Chris Evans

A thematic analysis of approaches to practice with people who are transgender and gender nonconforming
Judith Leitch

Inside Dating Relationships Involving Violence End Now: Participants’ perspectives at a 6‐month follow‐up
Elizabeth Terrazas-Carrillo, Ediza Garcia, Desi Vásquez, Chiara Sabina, Ivette Soto, Rebeca Salazar, Amanda S. Rodriguez

The real and ideal experiences of what culturally competent counselling or psychotherapy service provision means to lesbian, gay and bisexual people
Joshua Bishop, Dimity Crisp, Brett Scholz

Crying in psychotherapy among Israeli patients and its relation to the working alliance, therapeutic change and attachment style
Michael Katz, Sharon Ziv-Beiman, Nurit Rokah, Mark Hilsenroth

‘I then had 50 stitches in my arms…such damage to my own body’: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Izzat trauma and self‐harm experiences among UK women of South Asian heritage
Calvin Mafura, Divine Charura

Outcomes of beginning trainee therapists in an outpatient community clinic
Joel Vos, Evi Chryssafidou, Biljana van Rijn, William B. Stiles

I cannot do that…I'm a counsellor: Implications of professional boundaries on counsellors' public life as entertainers
Karen Decelis, Ruth Falzon

Open access
Functional neurological symptoms: Optimising efficacy of inpatient treatment and preparation for change using the Queen Square Guided Self‐Help
Susan Humblestone, Jacob Roelofs, Caroline Selai, Michael Moutoussis

How do therapists assess suitability? A qualitative study exploring therapists' judgements of treatment suitability for depressed adolescents
Mikoto Nakajima, Dominika Dykiert, Paul Wilkinson, Nick Midgley

Interventions for benzodiazepine withdrawal: Perceptions of benzodiazepine counsellors
Gerald Wurf, Alice Swing

Free access
‘If I am not well, I can’t do sessions well’: An analysis of the narratives of Filipino Therapists during the COVID‐19 Pandemic
Dana Angelica S. Ledesma, Karina Therese G. Fernandez

Other articles


Open access
Incorporating positive body image in therapeutic practice: An overview of construct definitions, concepts and theoretical foundations
Phaedra Longhurst


Open access
Negative effects of psychotherapies: A systematic review
Fernanda Paveltchuk, Sabrina Emely de Queiroz Mourão, Stella Keffer, Rafael Thomaz da Costa, Antonio Egídio Nardi, Marcele Regine de Carvalho

Brief report

Psychological helpline in response to the COVID‐19 pandemic in the Dominican Republic
Angelina Sosa Lovera, Ana Jacqueline Ureña, Josefina Arias, Amarilis Araujo Rodríguez, Julio Arturo Canario Guzmán


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CPR welcomes UK and international submissions from counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists, or other related professional groups. CPR promotes reflective writing and encourages authors to write about their engagement with their research.

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