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Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology is a monthly academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. Its focus is on treatment and prevention in all areas of clinical and clinical-health psychology and especially on topics that appeal to a broad clinical-scientist and practitioner audience. The editor-in-chief is Joanne Davila (Stony Brook University).

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology  
Edited byJoanne Davila
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Consulting Psychology
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
J. Consult. Clin. Psychol.
ISSN0022-006X (print)
1939-2117 (web)
OCLC no.1590721

The journal was established in 1937 by the Association of Consulting Psychologists as the Journal of Consulting Psychology.[1] With the expansion of the consulting field, the journal obtained its current name in 1968 to more accurately reflect the research it published and the interests of its readership.[2]


Abstracting and indexingEdit

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 2017 impact factor of 4.536, ranking it 10th out of 127 journals in the category "Psychology, Clinical"[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Cattell, J. Mckeen (1937). "Retrospect: Psychology as a profession". Journal of Consulting Psychology. 1: 1–3. doi:10.1037/h0061997.
  2. ^ Holzberg, J. D. (1968). "Editorial". Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 32 (1). doi:10.1037/h0020422.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Clinical". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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