Taylor & Francis

Psychotherapy Research

(ISSN 1468-4381)

Aims and scope

Psychotherapy Research seeks to enhance the development, scientific quality, and social relevance of psychotherapy research and to foster the use of research findings in practice, education, and policy formulation. Psychotherapy Research is the official journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. A pan-discipline, pan-theoretical publication, its scope covers all aspects of psychotherapy research from process to outcomes; service evaluation and training. Access to all the online content of the journal from 1991 is available free to all members of SPR.

The journal publishes original research on all aspects of psychotherapy, including its outcomes, its processes, education of practitioners, and delivery of services. It publishes:

original empirical research papers

theoretical and methodological research papers

review articles

The journal is committed to promoting international communication by addressing an international, interdisciplinary audience, and welcomes submissions dealing with:

diverse theoretical orientations (e.g., psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral, humanistic, experiential, systems approaches)

treatment modalities (e.g., individual, group, couples, family)

research paradigms (e.g., quantitative, qualitative, clinical trials, process studies, outcome prediction, systematic case studies, measure development, meta-analyses).

Please note that this journal only publishes manuscripts in English.

Peer Review Integrity

Taylor & Francis and the Society for Psychotherapy Research are committed to peer-review integrity and upholding the highest standards of review. All research articles in this journal, including those in special issues, special sections or supplements, have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two independent referees. Find out more about what to expect during peer review and read our guidance on publishing ethics.

If you have shared an earlier version of your Author’s Original Manuscript on a preprint server, please be aware that anonymity cannot be guaranteed. Further information on our preprints policy and citation requirements can be found on our Preprints Author Services page.

Submission is online via Routledge's Submission Portal. Visit the Journal Homepage and click the Submit an article button.


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Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.


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Dyscypliny naukowe:

  • nauki farmaceutyczne
  • nauki o rodzinie
  • psychologia