Edition 2 of Psychotherapy & Counselling Today published

PACFA is pleased to announce the publication of the 2nd edition of our professional journal, Psychotherapy & Counselling Today.

Psychotherapy & Counselling Today is a professional journal, in printed magazine format, which aims to provide PACFA members and a broader reading audience with stimulating and informative reading on psychotherapy and counselling in Australia. The publication is valuable to practitioners, educators, researchers and students. It supports ongoing professional learning by providing high quality scholarship on a wide range of contemporary topics relevant to professional practice.

The journal is currently free for Members and Registrants who will receive the journal via post very soon.

Thank you to the Editor, Dr Stephen Andrew, for putting together a fantastic selection of articles and to all of the authors for such high quality and stimulating reading.


Questioning the unimpeachable
Stephen Andrew, PCT Editor


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 shame
Sabina Rabold

So far away…a grandparent’s grief
Helene Hipp

Thirty years to understand bereavement
Chris Lamb


A reflection on BLM from the front lines
Richard Scott

What am I? A counsellor or a Psychotherapist? Does it matter?
Cathy Bettman


Is laughter the best medicine? Moshe Lang & humour in therapy
Janice Florent

Edition 2 of Psychotherapy and Counselling Today will be available for purchase at the PACFA website from 7 December 2020.

To contribute to Psychotherapy & Counselling Today, download the Information for Contributors. We are seeking feature articles, book reviews, reflections on practice, and articles for regular columns on ethics and training and education.