Counselling and Psychotherapy Research invites submissions for a special section focusing on research into counselling & psychotherapy practice, professional education, theory, or psychosocial issues specific to LGBTQ young people (the World Health Organization defines Young People as those in the 10-24 age group). The purpose of this special section is to provide systemic, culturally informed and interdisciplinary insights into key issues affecting LGBTQ young people, as well as innovative methods that assist counsellors and mental health professionals to conceptualize and intervene at the individual, family, community, or broader systemic/ecological level.
Expression of Interest Proposals must: 1) be no more than 2200 words, 2) be research-based papers (quantitative, qualitative, case-study, research commentary), 3) include an abstract of no more than 250 words with keywords, 4) follow the journalís Instructions for Authors - http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcpr20/current
Prospective authors are also encouraged to include a 1-page cover letter outlining how their submission addresses the criteria for this special section. All proposals will undergo an initial editorial review and those selected will be invited to submit a full manuscript of no more than 4500 words in accordance with the journal specifications, which will then be subject to full peer review.
All proposals must be sent as an email attachment to either of the guest editors, Dr. Markus Bidell (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. David Mair (email@example.com). Please contact either guest editor if you have specific questions or need more information. The deadline for proposal submission is 31st March 2013.
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