Journal of Counseling Psychology

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Journal of Counseling Psychology  
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Discipline Counseling psychology
Language English
Edited by Dennis M. Kivlighan, Jr.
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
Standard abbreviations
J. Couns. Psychol.
ISSN 0022-0167 (print)
1939-2168 (web)

The Journal of Counseling Psychology is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. It was established in 1954 and covers research in counseling psychology.[1] The current editor-in-chief is Dennis M. Kivlighan, Jr. (University of Maryland, College Park).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed and the Social Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 2.516, ranking it 19th out of 80 journals in the category "Psychology, Applied".[2]


  1. ^ "Journal of Counseling Psychology". American Psychological Association. 18 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Applied". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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