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

The September 2018 issue includes:


Humanistic‐experiential therapies in the treatment of generalised anxiety: A perspective
Ladislav Timulak

Review article

First‐line therapy for post‐traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review of cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic approaches (open access)
Emma Paintain, Simon Cassidy

Original articles

Patients' experiences of cognitive behavioural therapy and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing as treatments for obsessive‐compulsive disorder
Zoe Marsden, Alexander Teahan, Karina Lovell, David Blore, Jaime Delgadillo

‘Nobody else can lead your life’: What adolescents need from psychotherapists in change processes
Kristina O. Lavik, Marius Veseth, Helga, Frøysa, Per-Einer Binder, Christian Moltu

Bridging the gap between cognitive and interpersonal variables in depression
Debora A. D'Iuso, Keith S. Dobson, Kia Watkins-Martin, Leah Beaulieu, Martin Drapeau

Complementarity patterns in cognitive therapy for major depressive disorder
Katherine Thompson, Deborah Schwartzman, Debora Dluso, Keith S. Dobson, Martin Drapeau

Personal background, motivation and interpersonal style of psychotherapy trainees having different theoretical orientations: An Italian contribution to an international collaborative study on psychotherapy training
Irene Messina, Omar C.G. Gelo, Salvo, Gullo, Marco Sambin, Andrea Mosconi, Antonio Fenelli, Marcello Curto, David Orlinsky

Perceptions of educational counselling for teachers on personal and professional matters: The case of Arab teachers in Israel
Khaled Abu Asbah, Rima’a Da’as

'Everyone should do it’: Client experience of a 12‐week dialectical behaviour therapy group programme – An interpretative phenomenological analysis
Jasmine Childs‐Fegredo, Lisa Fellin

The forgotten emotion: An investigation into the lived experience of anger in young men
Tom Barber

Book review

Mad or Bad? A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology
Alison Platt


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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.