About this Website
Counselling and Psychotherapy Research (CPR) is the BACP's international peer-reviewed journal, disseminating high quality, peer reviewed research into counselling and psychotherapy.
This website aims to help counsellors and psychotherapists get the most out of research. We offer accessible information about both the specific contents of each issue of CPR and wider developments in counselling and psychotherapy research.
If you are a BACP member you have access to all papers published in CPR, back to volume one. To access these, log-in at www.bacp.co.uk using your BACP username and password. In the 'Members Portal' go to the 'BACP Account' section, then scroll down and under 'Online Resources' click on CPR Online.
If you are not a BACP member you can purchase individual papers. Go to www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcpr20/current
Focus on Research
Clare Symons focuses on Ellie Brown and colleagues' study exploring therapists' and clients' experiences of recording therapy sessions.
Clare Symons introduces the next issue of CPR and reflects on how we relate research to our practice.
CPR's most downloaded articles
BACP members can access all editorials, papers, articles and book reviews published in CPR journal online. You need to log in to the members area of the BACP website first. Go to www.bacp.co.uk and log in. Select Features and under the list Other links click on CPR Online.
- Beauty and the Beast explored to provide insight into a past therapeutic relationship and to enhance reflection in supervision.
- Linguistic diversity needs attention in counsellor education.
- Case study shows how therapist interventions can facilitate clients’ assimilation of problems.
- Coping style influences how clients respond to cognitive therapy.
- Study makes a strong case for more gay-affirmative counsellor training.
- Patients that re-refer may be more likely to engage and complete treatments that offer regular, structured and one-to-one interventions.
- Personal growth possible, alongside the process of loss, possible for carers of people with dementia who have engaged in therapy.
- The core conditions perceived as effective for clients at risk of suicide.