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 2019


Towards an evidence‐base for student wellbeing and mental health: Definitions, developmental transitions and data sets
Michael Barkham, Emma Broglia, Géraldine Dufour, Mark Fudge, Louise Knowles, Alan Percy, Afra Turner, Charlotte Williams, on behalf of the SCORE Consortium

Special section: Therapists and knowledge

Guest editors: Sofie Bager-Charleson, Alistair McBeath and Simon Du Plock

“She was on my side, and grounded me when I needed it:” Research supervision in the field of therapy, based on counsellors’ and psychotherapists’ views on their engagement with research
Sofie Bager Charleson

“Nothing is just smooth or perfect”: What can students learn from intensively reviewing psychotherapy conducted by experienced therapists whilst being focused on emotional processes?
Elisabeth Schanche, Aslak Hjeltnes, Geir Høstmark Nielsen, Signe Hjelen Stige, Jan Reidar Stiegler

The motivations of psychotherapists: An in‐depth survey
Alistair McBeath

Early reflections on becoming a therapist: Development of reflective practice in clinical training programmes in an Australian context
Nicole L Robinson, Robert D Schweitzer, Erin L O'Connor

Three modes of psychotherapy and their requisite core skills
Lars‐Gunnar Lundh

Original articles

A qualitative analysis of young people's experiences of receiving a novel, client‐led, psychological therapy in school
Anamaria Churchman, Warren Mansell, Yasmin Al‐Nufoury, Sara Tai

Associations between mindfulness and general change mechanisms in individual therapy: Secondary results of a randomised controlled trial
Louisa D’Errico, Manuela Call, Paul Blanck, Eva Vonderlin, Hinrich Bents, Johannes Mander

A naturalistic pilot study assessing the impact of assessment pathways and intake methods within Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services
Scott Steen, Adrian Hemmings, Joan Foster, Jill Bedford, Sue Gorbing

What are the barriers to accessing psychological therapy in Qatar: A concept mapping study
Ellie Brown, Annie Topping, Richard Cheston

Clients' perceptions of unhelpful factors in CBT in IAPT serving a deprived area of the UK
Joanna Omylinska‐Thurston, Aaron McMeekin, Peter Walton, Gillian Proctor

The effect of counselling programmes involving expressive activities with semi‐structured groups on self‐concealment levels of adolescents
Merve Çalık, Eyüp Çelik

Relationship in context: Processes in school‐based counselling in Hong Kong
Mark Gregory Harrison

The piloting of a brief relational psychodynamic protocol (psychodynamic addiction model) for problem gambling and other compulsive addictions: A retrospective analysis
Angela Mooney, Amanda Roberts, Andrew Bayston, Henrietta Bowden‐Jones

Identifying and developing therapeutic principles for trauma‐focused work in person‐centred and emotion‐focused therapies
David Murphy, Robert Elliott, Lorna Carrick

Intervention training using peer role‐play and standardised patients in psychodynamic psychotherapy trainees
Christoph Nikendei, Julia Huber, Johannes C. Ehrenthal, Wolfgang Herzog, Henning Schauenburg, Jobst‐Hendrik Schultz, Ulrike Dinger

Best professional practices when approaching religiosity/spirituality in psychotherapy in Brazil
Vivian Fukumasu da Cunha, Fabio Scorsolini‐Comin

Social justice competencies for counselling and psychotherapy: Perceptions of experienced practitioners and implications for contemporary practice
Jason Brown, Samantha Wiendels, Vanessa Eyre

How do counsellors having menopausal symptoms experience their client work: An interpretative phenomenological analysis
Carol Bodza, Tara Morrey, Kevin F Hogan

Cover of CPR September 2019


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