Psychotherapy and Counselling Today

Psychotherapy & Counselling Today is a professional printed magazine, which aims to provide readers with stimulating and informative content on psychotherapy and counselling in Australia.

The magazine is valuable to practitioners, educators, researchers and students to support ongoing professional learning. Psychotherapy & Counselling Today makes a major contribution to the psychotherapy and counselling profession in Australia by providing high quality scholarship on a wide range of contemporary topics relevant to professional practice.

Each edition will include feature articles, reflections on practice, and dedicated sections on ethics, training and education, comment, and book reviews.

December 2021

The Loss of a mentor - Stephen Andrew

President's message - Di Stow

Feature articles
Imagining therapy - Bernie Neville
Thinking, philosophy, and psychotherapy - Tra-ill Dowie
The Inside Story of Attachment: What can Internal Family Systems Therapy offer? - David Eckel
The use of telepractice in the family and relationship services sector - Anagha Joshi, Nicole Paterson, Trina Hinkley, Nerida Joss

Reflections on practice
'All animals are equal but some are more equal than others': A discussion of guild capture of psychotherapy and the cost - Richard Lakeman

The “Great Divide” and a need for caution in psychotherapy - George Willis

Training and education
Contemplations on the teaching of healing and the healing of teaching: Participation in a humanistic counselling classroom - Viviane Golan

Book review
Using Relentless Empathy in the Therapeutic Relationship: Connecting with Challenging and Resistant Clients by Anabelle Bugatti - Review by Karolina Krysinska

November 2020

Questioning the Unimpeachable – Dr Stephen Andrew

Feature Articles
A dialogue on hope: Long term therapy and borderline personality disorder - Anne Harris & Trish Thompson
What can contemporary family therapy offer in a pandemic? - Leonie White
Peter and Eric: Therapeutic tales of two men who have struggled with gambling - Stephen Andrew

Reflections on Practice
Reflections on shame - Sabina Rabold
So far away…a grandparent’s grief - Helene Hipp
Thirty years to understand bereavement - Chris Lamb

Managing practice difficulties before they manage you - Elizabeth Riley, Di Stow & Jean Tulloch

Training and Education
So you want to be a lecturer in counselling - Nathan Beel

A reflection on BLM from the front lines
- Richard Scott
What am I? A counsellor or a psychotherapist? does it matter? - Cathy Bettman

Book Extract
Is laughter the best medicine? (Moshe Lang & humour in therapy) - Janice Florent

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