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Internal cohesion psychotherapy: The nature, principles and application
Fitim Uka, Arlinda Gashi, Arvesa Studenica

Still a rite of passage? A perspective on current therapeutic attitudes and interventions in relation to cyberbullying
Callum Jones


Open Access 
An integrative review of the person‐centred and experiential therapy literature on delivering individual video counselling and psychotherapy
Brian Rodgers, Keith Tudor, Andrew Sutherland

Open Access
Clients' experiences of online therapy in the early stages of a COVID‐19 world: A scoping review
Kirsten van Kessel, Sarita de Pont, Chiara Gasteiger, Sonja Goedeke


Open Access
Object elicitation: A compassionate and culturally informed method for psychotherapy research
Charlotte O'Brien, Divine Charura

Original articles 

Recognition rates, treatment recommendations and stigma attributions for clients presenting with taboo intrusive thoughts: A vignette‐based survey of psychotherapists
Réamonn Canavan

Open Access
The perceived impact of counselling training on students' personal relationships
Amy Daldorph, Suzannah Hill

The role of decor and clothing in psychotherapeutic practice and research
Daniel-Andrei Petre

M(other) tongue: An exploration of the impact on power dynamics for the therapist working in English as a second language
Charlotte Medlicott, Szabina Tomicsne-Wagner, Federica Griffo

Mindfulness and psychological distress in men during the COVID‐19 pandemic: The mediating role of environmental mastery and purpose in life
Emanuel Missias Silva Palma, Anderson Reis de Sousa, Carolina Villa Nova Aguiar, Nathali Guimarães Nilo, Tácio Matos dos Santos

Open Access
Language as power in the therapy room: A study of bilingual (Arabic–English) therapists' experiences
Zahra Al-Mahroos, Martina Di Braccio

Open Access
How expectations and therapeutic style influence counselling outcome
Isabel Schamong, Lisa D'Astolfo, Simon Bollmann, Eva-Lotta Brakemeier, Tobias Kube

Open Access
Facilitators and obstacles to therapeutic alliance among patients with anorexia nervosa: A qualitative dyadic research
Hagar S. Lev Ari, Eitan Gur, Michal Lotan-Wohl, Zoe L. Bernstein, Rivka Tuval-Mashiach

Open Access
Mindfulness skills in trainee child and adolescent psychotherapists: Exploring the effects of mindfulness‐based workshops in a mixed‐methods study
Julia Kalmar, Charlotte Bressler, Elena Gruber, Ines Baumann, Eva Vonderlin, Hinrich Bents, Thomas Heidenreich, Johannes Mander

Open Access
Patients and psychotherapists using concessive counter‐argumentation: Co‐constructing new framings
Margherita Luciani, Josephine Convertini

Developing an emotion‐focused therapy model for fear of cancer recurrence: A case‐level task analysis
Susana N. Almeida, Robert Elliott, Eunice R. Silva, Célia M. D. Sales

Psychotherapy training via a task‐based assessment of the multicultural orientation framework: A pilot study
Shaakira Haywood Stewart, Joanna M. Drinane, Jesse Owen, Denis Dumas

Exploring the relationship between secondary traumatic stress, professional identity and career factors for counsellors
Rakesh K. Maurya, Amanda C. DeDiego

Open Access
Lessons learnt from facilitating care home placements for counselling and psychotherapy students during the COVID‐19 pandemic
Lydia Hubbard, Siobhan Kelly, Helen Rose-Ford, Jodie Clark, Melanie Stephens

Open Access
How do counselling trainees describe group process and does this change over time?
Rick Murphy, Matt Schofield

Evaluation of a person‐centred psychotherapy programme for children with developmental disabilities and parents in disadvantaged families
Suk Chun Fung, Randolph Chun Ho Chan

Religion, religiosity and spirituality: Conceptual differences in Brazilian psychotherapists' point of view
Vivian Fukumasu da Cunha, Thayná Andressa Soares Feliciano, Fabio Scorsolini-Comin

Open Access
Experiences of psychotherapists transitioning to private practice during COVID‐19
Christine L. Duquette, Stephanie M. Morgan

Open Access
Muss Rewind Therapy to alleviate symptoms related to some form of traumatic experience: A thematic analysis of participants' experiences and their perceived effectiveness of MRT
Lisa Hartford, Matthew Horrocks

Open Access
The shifting sound of silence: A constructivist grounded theory
Michael R. Montgomery, Maria Luca, Alasdair Gordon-Finlayson

Psychological crisis intervention for students during COVID‐19 lockdown in China
Zhaolan Fan, Hanbo Yang, Yaling Su, Wenna Wang

Open Access
Narrative therapy with children: A qualitative interview study with Danish therapists about the application of narrative practices
Caroline B. Jørgensen, Julie T. Behrmann, Julie Blaabjerg, Kristin A. Pettersen, Kristine M. Jensen de López

Open Access
Reformulation letters in cognitive analytic therapy: The practitioner's experience
Erlend Slettevold, Paul Fisher, Adrian Leddy

Open Access
Reduced therapeutic skill in teletherapy versus in‐person therapy: The role of non‐verbal communication
Tao Lin, Timothy Anderson

Nonlinearity of healing: Healing narratives of Filipino therapists‐in‐training who self‐identify as wounded healers
Ariana Denise A. Dee, Karina Therese G. Fernandez

Fast Feet Forward: A sports group for looked‐after children and unaccompanied asylum‐seeking children as an early intervention to process trauma and reduce distress
Ana Draper, Elisa Marcellino, Kate Benham, Zach David Dunn

Unravelling the components of Chinese college counsellors' mental models: A three‐step coding‐based content analysis
Huamin Qiu, Tengteng Zhuang, Yin Shi

Open Access
The compassionate journey: An exploratory and controlled study assessing self‐compassion‐focussed mindfulness in a nonclinical sample
Maor Yeshua, Ada H. Zohar

Comparing online group therapy based on emotional schema therapy with transdiagnostic therapy in improving distress tolerance and cognitive emotion regulation among university students with adjustment disorders due to romantic break‐ups
Elmira Ariana Kia, Changiz Rahimi, Nurallah Mohammadi



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