The European Journal of Counselling Psychology

Addressing professional issues, the training of Counselling Psychologists and the application and practice of Counselling Psychology across Europe.

Mission: To strengthen the scientist practitioner model and innovation in line with the doctoral level competencies for counselling psychologists.

Vision: A journal that links the knowledge of counselling psychology across national borders and positioned at the forefront of innovative evidence-based practice


The European Journal of Counselling Psychology (EJCoP) is pleased to accept submissions.

The EJCoP is a free peer-reviewed open-access journal. It publishes articles at the intersection of European and counselling psychology issues that substantially advances the understanding of professional issues, the training of counselling psychologists and the application and practice of counselling psychology across Europe.

EJCoP is integrative and comprehensive in its approach. It publishes high quality research from different epistemiological, methodological, theoretical and cultural perspectives and from different regions, providing a forum of innovation and debate, and questioning and testing of assumptions. EJCoP aims to bridge academic and applied counselling psychology. It tends to transcend the methodological and meta-theoretical divisions. The Journal welcomes submissions from both quantitative and qualitative methods, including ethnographic, autobiographical, and single patient or organisational case studies.

In 2012, EJCoP joined in collaboration with PsychOpen, the free online European open-access publishing platform for Psychology. Following its inaugural publication with PsychOpen March 2013, EJCoP will publish two issues per year and is accepting submissions.

All papers should be submitted through the EJCoP online submission process and should conform to the requirements listed on the EJCoP website (

We look forward to your submissions and please feel free to disseminate this call to anyone who you think might be interested.



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Vol 3, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents

Forensic Interviews With Children Victims of Sexual Abuse: The Role of the Counselling Psychologist PDF HTML
Olga Themeli, Maria Panagiotaki 1-19
Motivational and Adaptation Experiences of Returnees and Migrants to Cyprus: A Grounded Theory Study With Counselling Psychology Application and Practice Implications in Europe PDF HTML
Maria Luca, Pavlos Filipoppoulos 20-41
Eclectic Therapy for Dual Diagnosis: A Case Study PDF HTML
Stamatia Soundia 42-53
Risk Factors for Depression in the Emerging Adulthood PDF HTML
Sándor Lisznyai, Katalin Vida, Marietta Németh, Zsolt Benczúr 54-68
Social Learning Conceptualization for Substance Abuse: Implications for Therapeutic Interventions PDF HTML
Theodoros Giovazolias, Olga Themeli 69-88