Professional Psychology research and Practice

May 13, 2019

Professional Psychology:
® publishes articles on the application of psychology, including the scientific underpinnings of the profession of psychology.

Articles that present assessment, treatment, and practice implications are encouraged. Both data-based and theoretical articles on techniques and practices used in the application of psychology are acceptable.

Specifically, this journal is an appropriate outlet for articles on

  • state-of-the-art literature reviews of clinical research on specific high-incidence disorders specifically written so as to draw out the implications for assessment and/or treatment
  • research and theory on public policy as it affects the practice of psychology
  • current advances in applications from such fields as health psychology, community psychology, psychology of women, clinical neuropsychology, family psychology, psychology of ethnicity and culture, forensic psychology, and other areas
  • standards of professional practice and delivery of services in a variety of contexts—industries, institutions, and other organizations
  • research and theory as they concern the interests of those in the practice of psychology

The journal also publishes brief reports on research or practice in professional psychology.


Ronald T. Brown
University of North Texas at Dallas

Associate Editors

Kathi A. Borden
Antioch University New England

Connie Chan
University of Massachusetts, Boston

Janet R. Matthews
Loyola University New Orleans

Susan Simonian
College of Charleston

Consulting Editors

Norman Abeles
Michigan State University, Emeritus

Nancy Alford
Private Practice

Douglas Barnett
Wayne State University

Jeffrey E. Barnett
Independent Practice, Arnold, MD

Jennifer Bearse
George Fox University

Maryka Biaggio
Biaggio Higher Education Consulting, Portland, Oregon

Bruce L. Bobbitt
OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions

Kristi Bratkovich
Oklahoma City Veterans Administration Medical Center

James H. Bray
Baylor College of Medicine

Alfiee Breland-Noble
Georgetown University

Robert Brown
University of Maryland (Emeritus)

Linda F. Campbell
University of Georgia

Cindy I. Carlson
University of Texas at Austin

Jean A. Carter
Independent Practice, Washington, DC

Lillian Comas-Diaz
Transcultural Mental Health

Barbara A. Cubic
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Lisa-Ann Cuccurullo
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

John F. Curry
Duke University

Brian P. Daly
Drexel University

Eugene D'Angelo
Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School

Patrick H. DeLeon
Former APA President

David DeMatteo
Drexel University

Elizabeth J. Doll
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Louise Douce
The Ohio State University

Leslie R. Drew
Alexandria Veterans Administration Health Care System

Nancy S. Elman
University of Pittsburgh, Emeritus

Eugene W. Farber
Emory University School of Medicine

Eva Feindler
Long Island University

Stephanie Felgoise
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Celia B. Fisher
Fordham University

Linda Forrest
University of Oregon

C. Laurel Franklin
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Donald K. Freedheim
Case Western Reserve University

Miguel E. Gallardo
Pepperdine University

John C. Gonsiorek
Argosy University/Twin Cities

Michael C. Gottlieb
Independent Practice, Dallas, Texas

Lisa Grossman
Independent Practice, Chicago, Illinois

Melissa Allen Heath
Brigham Young University

Jennifer Hillman
Pennsylvania State University, Berks College

George W. Hynd
Oakland University

Yo Jackson
University of Kansas

W. Brad Johnson
United States Naval Academy

Randy W. Kamphaus
University of Oregon

Nadine J. Kaslow
Emory University

Jennifer F. Kelly
Atlanta Center for Behavioral Medicine

Mary Beth Kenkel
Florida Institute of Technology

Samuel Knapp
Pennsylvania Psychological Association

Elaine S. LeVine
New Mexico State University and The Center Through the Looking Glass

John C. Linton
West Virginia University School of Medicine

Susan H. McDaniel
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Timothy Melchert
Marquette University

Jeffery S. Mio
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

John C. Norcross
University of Scranton

Roberta Nutt
University of Houston

Bonnie Ohye
Red Sox Foundation/MGH Home Base Program

Steven J. Ondersma
Wayne State University

John E. Pachankis
Yale University

Roger L. Peterson
Antioch University New England

Jose Pons
Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Roberta Radunovich
University of Florida

Jaquelyn Liss Resnick
University of Florida

Michael C. Roberts
University of Kansas

William N. Robiner
University of Minnesota

Glenda Russell
University of Colorado at Boulder

Morgan T. Sammons
National Register of Health Psychologists

Edward P. Shafranske
Pepperdine University

Michelle D. Sherman
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Ric G. Steele
University of Kansas

George Stricker
American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University

Robert Switzer
Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Deborah J. Tharinger
University of Texas at Austin

Steven Tovian
North Shore University Health System

Leon D. VandeCreek
Wright State University

Danny Wedding
American University of Antigua

Erica H. Wise
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Theresa A. Wozencraft
University of Louisiana Lafayette

Eric A. Youngstrom
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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