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 2020


Tips to make research teaching and learning enjoyable and productive for counsellors, psychotherapists and their tutors
Divine Charura, Chris Hudson

Review article

What do clinical supervision research reviews tell us? Surveying the last 25 years
C Edward Watkins Jr

Methodological paper

Assessment of self‐contempt in psychotherapy: A neurobehavioural perspective
Ueli Kramer, Julien Renevey, Antonio Pascual‐Leone

Original articles

Difficult to change? The differences between successful and not‐so‐successful participation in anger management groups
Gary Shepherd, Matthew Cant

Intensive Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy (ITAP): A case series study
Irene Messina, Francesco Scottà, Enrico Benelli, Arianna Marchi, Marco Sambin

Change process in systemic therapy: A qualitative investigation
Anna Dourdouma, Omar Carlo Gioacchino Gelo, Kathrin Moertl

Experiences of compassion focused therapy in eating disorder recovery: A qualitative model
Georgina Mullen, Clodagh Dowling, Jillian Doyle, Gary O'Reilly

Resistance and outcome expectations in cognitive‐behavioural therapy for generalised anxiety disorder
Khuraman Mamedova, Henny A Westra, Michael J Constantino, Nazanin Shekarak Ghashghaei, Martin M Antony

Clients with different problems are different and questionnaires are not blood tests: A template analysis of psychiatric and psychotherapy clients' experiences of the CORE‐OM
Clara Paz, Lila Adana‐Díaz, Chris Evans

A follow‐up study to a randomised control trial to investigate the perceived impact of mindfulness on academic performance in university students
Sebastian J M Bóo, Jasmine Childs‐Fegredo, Steven Cooney, Bella Datta, Géraldine Dufour, Peter B Jones, Julieta Galante

Do public universities have more effective counselling services than private universities in Melaka?
Vemala Thuryrajah, Elsadig Musa Ahmed, Robert Jeyakumar Nathan

Can clinical psychology students benefit from brief and intensive mindfulness training?
Elisabeth Schanche, Jon Vøllestad, Per Einar Binder, Berge Osnes, Endre Visted, Julie Lillebostad Svendsen, Lin Sørensen

An evaluation of the effectiveness and acceptability of a new technology system to support psychotherapy helping skills training
David Murphy, Faith Liao, Petr Slovak, Lisa-Marie Holle, Dan Jackson, Patrick Olivier, Geraldine Fitzpatrick

Physical framework for a counselling environment in India: Thematic analysis of counsellors' perceptions
Anjali Miriam Dey, Aneesh Kumar

Relational processes and the emergence of harmful supervision events: A narrative analysis of a single case
Duncan Cartwright

A thematic analysis of practitioners' understanding of domestic abuse in terms of post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex‐PTSD (C‐PTSD)
Wiktoria Kozlowska

Client‐initiated disclosure of psychotherapists' sexual orientation: A narrative inquiry
Alan Stuart McPherson

Brief research report

Borderline personality disorder level predicts change in depressiveness after short‐term group psychotherapy: A study in a daily psychiatric clinic
Anna Zajenkowska, Justyna Barycka, Katarzyna Chotkowska

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Cover of CPR March 2020


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