Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy

2019 Edition
| Editors: Jay L. Lebow, Anthony L. Chambers, Douglas C. Breunlin

Couple and Family Psychology (Journal)

  • Cindy CarlsonEmail author
  • Mark Stanton
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49425-8_631

Synonyms

CFP

Introduction

Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice (CFP) is a quarterly peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on the intersection of theory, research, and professional practice in the specialty of couple and family psychology. It was founded in 2011 and Volume I commenced with the publication of Issue 1 in March 2012.

CFP was launched by the Society for Couple and Family Psychology because of a perceived need for a journal that focused on both research and practice in the specialty. The idea for the journal gestated over several years as the division bulletin The Family Psychologist increasingly featured journal-level articles. After originally proposing to transition the bulletin to a journal, it was decided to keep the bulletin and entitle the new journal CFP to differentiate the two publications and highlight the emphasis of the new journal.

Location

CFP is a joint publication of the Journals Program of the American Psychological Association in...

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References

  1. Sexton, T. L. (2014). Moving forward: Next steps in the evolution of the Couple and family psychology: Research and practice. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 3(3), 137–140.  https://doi.org/10.1037/cfp0000027.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Stanton, M. (2011). Welcome to Couple and family psychology: Research and practice. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 1(S), 1–2.  https://doi.org/10.1037/2160-4096.1.S.1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Stanton, M. (2014). Editorial. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 3(2), 65–66.  https://doi.org/10.1037/cfp0000021.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  2. 2.Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusaUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Thorana Nelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Utah State UniversitySanta FeUSA