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.

Next issue

Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal is published in January, April, July and October. 

The next issue is published on 23 April 2018 and will feature:

  • providing psychological services to human trafficking victims
  • online CBT in the NHS
  • counselling for depression in action
  • leadership in uncertain times

Previous issues

Members of BACP Healthcare division and subscribers can access previous issues from the Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal archive.


Print and online versions of Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal are available free of charge to members of BACP Healthcare division. If you are not a divisional member but would like to subscribe to the journal, please click on the log in to purchase link above.


If you would like to submit an article to Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy journal, please contact the editor, Joanna Benfield, at

Articles should not exceed 2,500 words, inclusive of references, but please consult the editor as we also publish shorter articles. Please see the Author's guidelines.


To book an advertisement in Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy journal or to discuss advertising opportunities, please contact:

Richard Ellacott, Think Publishing

Tel: 020 3771 7242