Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal aims to keep healthcare practitioners up to date with topical and therapeutic developments in the sector, providing a forum for communication and learning. Insightful and informed features from practitioners working in the field bring up-to-the-minute thinking, opinion and best practice, alongside relevant news, research and training.
Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal is published in January, April, July and October.
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Naomi Caine, Editor, Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal
Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal is read by counsellors and psychotherapists of all modalities working in healthcare, whether for an NHS service or a third sector organisation funded by the NHS.
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Working with addiction
Open article: Clients who are addicted to destructive behaviours or substances present challenges in the consulting room. Geoff Ferguson explores some of the possible reasons for addiction and their implications for treatment. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, April 2020
Examining the evidence for pre-trial therapy
Open article: Counselling clients who are potential witnesses in a criminal trial of their alleged abusers is controversial and challenging. Peter Jenkins and Maddie Nixon present the case for pre-trial therapy. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, January 2020
Treating trauma for public safety: The contribution of psychological support for patients in high security hospitals
Open article: Estelle Moore explores the impact of a trauma-informed service model for patients in Broadmoor Hospital. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, October 2019