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The Journal of American College Health is the only professional journal written by college health professionals for college health professionals. This journal covers developments and research in this broad field, including clinical and preventive medicine, environmental health and safety, nursing assessment, interventions, and management, pharmacy, and sports medicine. The journal regularly publishes major articles on student behaviors, mental health and healthcare policies, and includes a section for discussion of controversial issues.


The Journal of College Student Development provides pivotal theory and practical application articles, reports and book reviews, written by the leaders in the field. It is the leading student affairs journal, having been published for 45 years.


The Career Development Quarterly is the journal of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). The Quarterly includes articles on research, theory, and practice in career development, career counseling, occupational resources, labor market dynamics, and career education.

Counselor Education and Supervision is dedicated to publishing manuscripts concerned with research, theory development, or program applications related to counselor education and supervision. It is concerned with the preparation and supervision of counselors in agencies or school settings, in colleges and universities, or at local, state, or federal levels. This journal is the official publication of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).

The Journal of College Counseling is the official journal of the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) and publishes articles that inform the practice of counselors working in higher education settings. Categories of manuscripts include Research Studies, Professional Issues, and Innovative Practice. All manuscripts should be grounded in current literature and address implications for practice.

The Journal of Counseling & Development is the official journal of the American Counseling Association (ACA). The Journal publishes articles that have broad interest for counselors, counseling psychologists, and student personnel specialists who work in schools, colleges, community agencies, and government.

The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families is the official journal of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC). The purpose of The Family Journal is to advance the theory, research, and practice of counseling with couples and families from a family systems perspective.

The Journal for Specialists in Group Work is directed toward the interests of educators and counselors concerned with productive implementation of group counseling in both educational and community settings.

The Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development is concerned with research, theory, or program applications pertinent to multicultural and ethnic minority interests in all areas of counseling and human development.


The Counseling Psychologist publishes scholarly articles relevant to counseling psychologists, increasing the knowledge base of counseling psychology through thoughtful debate and comprehensive coverage of new and developing areas of research and practice.

Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology seeks to publish theoretical, conceptual, research and case study articles that promote the development of knowledge and understanding, application of psychological principles, and scholarly analysis of social-political forces affecting racial/ethnic minorities.

Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice publishes original empirical articles, theoretical analyses, literature reviews, and brief reports dealing with basic and applied topics in the field of group research and application.

The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology publishes original contributions on the following topics: (a) the development, validity, and use of techniques of diagnosis and treatment of disordered behavior; (b) studies of populations of clinical interest, such as hospitals, prison, rehabilitation, geriatric, and similar samples; (c) cross-cultural and demographic studies of interest for behavior disorders; (d) studies of personality and of its assessment and development where these have a clear bearing on problems of clinical dysfunction; (e) studies of gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation that have a clear bearing on diagnosis, assessment, and treatment; or (f) methodologically sound case studies pertinent to the preceding topics.

The Journal of Counseling Psychology publishes empirical research in the areas of (a) counseling activities (including assessment, interventions, consultation, supervision, training, prevention, and psychological education), (b) career development and vocational psychology, (c) diversity and underrepresented populations in relation to counseling activities, (d) the development of new measures to be used in counseling activities, and (e) professional issues in counseling psychology.

The Journal of Family Psychology is devoted to the study of the family system from multiple perspectives and to the application of psychological methods to advance knowledge related to family research, intervention, and policy.

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice publishes articles on the application of psychology, including the scientific underpinnings of the profession of psychology. Articles that present assessment, treatment, and practice implications are encouraged. Both data-based and theoretical articles on techniques and practices used in the application of psychology are acceptable.

Psychology of Women Quarterly is a feminist journal that publishes primarily qualitative and quantitative research with substantive and theoretical merit, along with critical reviews, theoretical articles, and invited book reviews related to the psychology of women and gender. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training publishes a wide variety of articles relevant to the field of psychotherapy. We strive to foster interactions among training, practice, theory, and research because all are essential to psychotherapy.


Social Work is the official journal of NASW. Social Work is dedicated to improving practice and advancing knowledge in social work and social welfare. Its articles yield new insights into established practices, evaluate new techniques and research, examine current social problems, and bring serious critical analysis to bear on problems in the profession.

Social Work Research publishes exemplary research to advance the development of knowledge and inform social work practice. It includes analytic reviews of research, theoretical articles pertaining to social work research, evaluation studies, and diverse research studies that contribute to knowledge about social work issues and problems.


The NASPA Journal is the publication outlet for contemporary scholarship in student affairs administration, research, and practice. Manuscripts should be written for the student affairs generalist who has broad responsibility for educational leadership, policy, staff development, and management.


College Student Journal publishes original investigations and theoretical papers dealing with college student values, attitudes, opinions, and learning. This includes the areas of undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, and may include selected contributions dealing with college preparation.

The Journal of College Student Psychotherapy is dedicated to enhancing the lives of college and university students by featuring high-quality articles about practice, theory, and research in mental health and personal development. Contributions to the journal come from professionals in the field of mental health and counseling and from college staff, faculty, and students.

The Journal of Gay & Lesbian Psychotherapy is a clinical, multidisciplinary professional forum for the exposition, discussion, and exchange of practical information about lesbian and gay psychotherapy.

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