Psychotherapy research is one of the most prestigious journals in the world of psychotherapy and is the official publication/ journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. The publication covers a wide variety of topics and contains multidisciplinary information, articles, studies and research. It spans all aspects of psychotherapy from the processes all the way to the other end of the spectrum to outcomes as well as training and evaluation. The journal is published in print and accessible online as well. Those interested can access the various versions of the journal dating all the way back to 1991.
In 2016 alone there were six issues of the journal which included 62 papers that varied from manuscripts to book reviews. The submissions are done by authors that vary in stature, profession and experience. This included professionals and experts from over 37 different countries.
The journal also reaches different countries with over 90 000 readers and a positive uptake that continues through recent years. There are readers all over the world with diverse interests. The authors and contributors do vary and the actual content of the journal impacts who reads it and why.
This journal is actually published and included in different databases that include:
• Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
• Psychological Abstracts
• Innovations & Research
The submission process for interested authors and/ or professionals is relatively straightforward. With that said, in order to be published, the work and pieces must meet a relatively rigorous set of criteria and each and every submission goes through a thorough and intense editing process.
This research journal is important amongst the community and has a longstanding and impressive reputation. TO be published in this journal is an accomplishment for any contributor and the information that the journal contains is useful, thorough and offers some great insight into the profession.