Journal of Counseling Psychology

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).

Journal of Counseling Psychology
DisciplineCounseling psychology
Edited byDennis M. Kivlighan, Jr.
Publication details
3.344 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Couns. Psychol.
ISSN0022-0167 (print)
1939-2168 (web)

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 3.344, ranking it 9th out of 82 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". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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