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Naomi Caine, Editor, Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal
About Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal
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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Members and subscribers can access online articles and pdfs of previous issues going back to 2011 from the Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal archive.
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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 a psychiatric diagnosis
Open article: It’s important for therapists to consider their own views about psychiatric diagnosis, in order to offer clients a safe space to explore its subjective meanings, writes Rachel Freeth. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, July 2021
The power of the few
Open article: Clients can achieve positive change in relatively few sessions, as long as the therapist adopts the right mindset and assumptions. John Wheeler looks at the ideas behind solution-focused practice. Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, April 2021
Sizing up obesity
Open article: The Government wants us to lose weight, to protect both ourselves and the NHS. Deanne Jade argues that diets contribute to the stigma around fatness and suggests a more compassionate approach.Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal, January 2021