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 - December 2023

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Special section: Grounded theory in qualitative research

Editorial for special section: Grounded theory in qualitative research
Doreen FleetAndrew ReevesPaul TaylorLynne Gabriel

Grounded theory

Adapting Strauss and Corbin's grounded theory in clinical case study research in the field of counselling
Doreen Fleet, Andrew Reeves

Open Access
A grounded theory of improvisation in therapy: Lessons from decoloniality
Nicola Blunden

Open Access
Living (dys)regulated and alienated young masculinity—Young men's embodied experiences of mental disorders and suicidality
Anna Åhlander, Maria Strömbäck, Jonas Sandlund, Maria Wiklund 

Evolution and process of spiritual awakening: A grounded theory study Rakesh K. Maurya, Brittn Grey, Jordan Clarfield

Open Access
“Being human”: A grounded theory approach to exploring how trainers on clinical psychology doctorate programmes decide whether or not to disclose personal experiences of psychological distress to clinical psychology doctorate trainees
Imogen Rushworth, Paul Fisher

Open Access
Ten principles of counselling: Grounded theory in a mixed methods research project
Dirk RohrJosephine Becker-Neu


Complexity science: A framework for psychotherapy integration
Günter SchiepekDavid Pincus


Enhancing mental health and well-being outcomes for psychotherapy and counselling through idiographic analysis: A four-quadrant approach
Jenna JacobJohn P. RaeBeatrice AllegrantiCharlie DuncanMick Cooper


A scoping review of deliberate practice in the acquisition of therapeutic skills and practices
Daryl Mahon

Open Access
Addressing social determinants of mental health in therapy: A thematic synthesis
Naomi Pauling

Original articles

Open Access
“We are better and happier if we are inclusive.” Therapist perspectives on the importance of LGB cultural competence in a mental health setting
Joshua BishopDimity CrispBrett Scholz

Open Access
“In my own comfort zone”: Clients' experiences of relational aspects of online therapy for alcohol problems
Louise Atkinson

Open Access
“It's wrong to relax, you have to be on the go, go, go, all the time”: Emotional transformation in a case of emotion-focused therapy for generalised anxiety disorder
Daragh KeoghLadislav Timulak

Open Access
“Sharing in people's pain is not an easy thing to do”: Cognitive Behavioural Therapists' understandings of compassion in the workplace
Laurien E. BroadleyAmy E. BurtonDipti K. Mistry

“The Parallel Dialogue”: Parental experience of their role in the relationship with their child's counsellor/psychotherapist
Helen Taylor

Open Access
Self-compassion, coping strategies and gender differences in psychology, counselling and psychotherapy practitioners during COVID-19: Lessons learnt
Jessica KeyesAla YankouskayaConstantina Panourgia

A change in frame and countertransference experiences: Transitioning from face-to-face to telepsychotherapy
Georgia BraudeSimone MohiElly QuinlanAnthony ShoullisJames Collison

Open Access
A practice-based exploration of therapeutic change in a charitable, community-based person-centred counselling service using routine outcome measures of anxiety and depression. I: Statistical and clinically significant change
Jennifer YoungMark WiddowsonDavid Tate

Open Access
A qualitative study of the therapists' experiences of working with community reinforcement and family training
Rikke HellumRandi BilbergAnette Søgaard Nielsen

Open Access
A test of psychotherapists' and nontherapists' recognition of correct and incorrect process in managing client resistance
Max B. CooperAlyssa A. Di BartolomeoHenny A. WestraDavid A. OlsonTali Boritz

Open Access
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for people with dementia experiencing psychological distress: A hermeneutic single-case efficacy design (HSCED) series
Amie RobinsonDanielle De BoosNima Moghaddam

Assessment PLUS: A guided self-help pilot within the psychological therapies teams
Tania CasellaRachel CarrapicoRachel WhyteRachel HansonBoyana StefanovaDanielle CampbellFidan FraserKellyann CurrieMhairi WilliamsPhil Quinn

Ayahuasca in Western society and the metacognitive counselling approach
Atsuko KawakamiMasako Suzuki

Open Access
Being a mother with anorexia: A phenomenological study of seeking and receiving professional support for white heterosexual women in the UK
Marie-Claire FitzpatrickVictoria ClarkeChristine Ramsey-WadeNaomi Moller



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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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