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.

BACP members and subscribers can sign up for email alerts, download the CPR app and access previous issues back to 2001. Please see the Wiley website for more information.

Latest issue

The March 2018 issue features:


Practitioners’ experiences of learning and implementing Counselling for Depression (CfD) in routine practice settings
Leah Drewitt, Joanne Pybis, David Murphy and Michael Barkham

Original articles

Dilemmas that undermine supervisor confidence
Anne Thériault and Nicola Gazzola

Women's experiences of the therapeutic value of writing about pregnancy sickness
Michelle Nicholson

Significant events in an Internet-delivered (Space from Depression) intervention for depression
Derek Richards, Mairéad Dowling, Emma O'Brien, Noemi Viganò and Ladislav Timulak

A phenomenological investigation of altruism from the perspective of counsellors in Scotland
Dodie Limberg, Hope Schuermann, Jesse Fox and Edward Hamilton Mike Robinson

Avatar-based counselling for young people within school counselling. Qualitative analysis of client experience
Biljana van Rijn, Mick Cooper and Evi Chryssafidou

The supervisory alliance: Comparison of measures and implications for a supervision toolkit
Robert D. Schweitzer and Merryn Witham

Psychological support for people with dementia: A preliminary study
Kelly Birtwell and Linda Dubrow-Marshall 

Attitudes of therapists towards people with learning disabilities
Anastasia Besika, Patrizia C. Collard and Joy Coogan

Book review

Handbook of Person-Centred Therapy and Mental Health
Marion Gossman 

Next issue

CPR is published quarterly in March, June, September and December.

The June issue will include:


Using thematic analysis in counselling and psychotherapy research: A critical reflection
Victoria Clarke and Virginia Braun

Special section: Social Inequalities and Psychological Care

Guest editors: Dr Jaime Delgadillo


Worlds apart: Social inequalities and psychological care
Jaime Delgadillo

Original articles on social inequalities

Social inequalities in the demand, supply and utilisation of psychological treatment
Jaime Delgadillo, Amy Farnfield and Alice North

Relationship of employment status and socio-economic factors with distress levels and counselling outcomes during a recession
Sandy Berzins, Robbie Babins-Wagner and Kathleen Hyland

Change in symptomatic burden and life satisfaction during short-term psychotherapy: Focusing on the role of family income
Alex J Behn, Paula A Errázuriz, Marianne Cottin and Candice Fischer

When life gets in the way: Systematic review of life events, socioeconomic deprivation, and their impact on counselling and psychotherapy with children and adolescents
Emily Blackshaw, Chris Evans and Mick Cooper

Trainee estimates of working alliance with upper- and working-class clients
Dakota J Kaiser and Loreto R Prieto

Social class and the therapeutic relationship: The perspective of therapists as clients. A qualitative study using a questionnaire survey
Alison Trott and Andrew Reeves

Psychotherapy for depression from the point of view of economically disadvantaged individuals in Chile and Colombia
Mariane Krause, Henry Daniel Espinosa-Duque, Alemka Tomicic, Ana Catalina Córdoba and Daniel Vásquez

Integrating diversity into therapy processes: The role of individual and cultural diversity competences in promoting equality of care
Carla Moleiro, Jaclin Freire, Nuno Pinto and Sandra Roberto

Review article

A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research into mandatory personal psychotherapy during training
David Murphy, Nisha Irfan, Harriet Barnett, Emma Castledine and Lily Enescu

Original articles

‘I was just like, Wow!’: Students’ perceptions of how counselling benefitted their academic experience
Anne Bentley

Clients’ experience of non-response to psychological therapy: A qualitative analysis
Kay Radcliffe, Ciara Masterson and Carol Martin


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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.

Please see the Author guidelines on the Wiley website for information on making a submission. If you’d like to discuss a submission, please email the editor Panos Vostanis at cpr.editor@bacp.co.uk.