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American Counseling Association Journals
Journal of Counseling & Development
"Publishes practice, theory, and research articles across 18 different specialty areas and work settings. Sections include research, assessment and diagnosis, theory and practice, and trends."
"Covers research, theory, and practice in the field of adult development and aging on issues that affect people in young, middle, and older adulthood."
The Career Development Quarterly
"Contains articles on career counseling and development, work, leisure, career education, and coaching and management."
Counseling and Values
"Promotes theory, research, and practice on the intersection of religion, spirituality, and ethics in the counseling process, with a particular emphasis on the competent and ethical integration of religion and spirituality into counseling."
Counselor Education and Supervision
"Publishes articles on research, theory development, and program applications with essential information for the preparation and supervision of counselors in various settings."
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling
"Focuses on prevention and treatment programs, the attitudes and behaviors of substance abuse professionals, tested techniques, treatment of adolescents and adults, and qualitative and quantitative studies. It is also open to literature focusing on the attitudes and behaviors of addictions and offender counselors."
Journal of College Counseling
"Advances the college counseling research base and informs the practice of counselors working in higher education settings."
Journal of Employment Counseling
"Illuminates theory and practice in employment counseling, reports professional experimentation and research, and examines current client vocational problems as well as the professional concerns of counselors."
The Journal of Humanistic Counseling
"Explores humanistic counseling and development and research and critical reviews emphasize innovative programs and practices to promote tolerance, nurture diversity, and uphold human rights."
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
"Concerned with research, theory, and program applications pertinent to multicultural and ethnic minority interests in all areas of counseling and human development."
The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families
"Advances the theory, research and practice of counseling with couples and families from a family systems perspective. Research articles include quantitative, qualitative, and evaluation designs. Descriptive articles address current issues, innovative methods, and professional concerns. "
Journal for Specialists in Group Work
"Directed towards the interests of educators and counselors concerned with productive implementation of group counselling and group processes in educational, industrial and community settings...Publishes a variety of features, including original research papers, editorials, historical pieces, training and practice pieces."
School Counseling Journals
Professional School Counseling Journal
"The flagship journal of the school counseling profession, is a rigorous peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality manuscripts on theory, research and best practices for the profession."
Journal of School Counseling
"Publishes articles that promote the effective practice of school counseling...promotes a community of scholarship that includes the thoughts, practices, and research of school counselors and counselor educators from throughout the nation."
Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation (JSCPE)
The Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation (JSCPE) is an open-access peer-reviewed scholarly journal that helps fulfill the mission of ISPRESC by disseminating research, theory, and scholarly discussion. Specifically, the JSCPE promotes an international conversation among policymakers, advocates, and researchers about the need for innovative and wide-ranging school-based counseling policymaking that is founded on scientific evidence and rigorous evaluations.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling
"Provides clinical mental health counselors and researchers with practical knowledge and illuminating background from in-depth research on clinical studies and counseling practice...articles address all aspects of practice, theory, professionalism, and research related to clinical mental health counseling."
Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation
"Provides counselor educators, researchers, educators, and other mental health practitioners with outcome research and program evaluation practices for work with individuals across the lifespan."
Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology
"This open access, refereed journal aims to highlight ‘engaged scholarship’ and the very important social change work done by professionals and activists that would not normally find its way into publication."
Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling
"Publishes manuscripts that report cutting-edge empirical research, best practices, and emerging trends and issues focused on counseling the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual ally, pansexual, or other sexual minority communities at all developmental stages of life."