Art Psychotherapy : Journals and Periodicals

Academic Journals and Periodicals

We subscribe to a mixture of print and online academic journals, as well as other periodicals, that you are likely to find useful. Below you will find some essential titles to get you started but you can use Library Search to find articles by subject/keyword, search for a journal by title via our eJournals search or library catalogue, check out individual databases by going to the databases tab, and find open access content available online too. 



Academic Journals

Cover of The British Journal of Art Psychotherapy

British Journal of Psychotherapy

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Cover of Development and Psychopathology Journal

Development and Psychopathology

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Cover of International Journal of Art Therapy

International Journal of Art Therapy

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Cover of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Journal

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

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Cover of Psychology and Psychotherapy Journal

Psychology and Psychotherapy

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Finding More Academic Content Online

You should always exhaust the options available to in Brunel's collection before expanding your research to other online sources. There is a lot of Open Access material available, as well as research material published through university repositories, you can also use Google Scholar find content. Here are some useful sites: 

  • Core - A search engine that only searches through the online research repositories of universities around the world. 
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) - A searchable directory of Open Access journals. 
  • Google Scholar - A version of Google that only searches academic content. You can link Google Scholar to Brunel's library collection by opening the Sidebar Menu > Settings > Library Links > Search for Brunel > Save. 
  • PubMed - A free search engine that looks at references and abstracts in the life sciences and bio-medical sciences. 

Featured Article

The interchange in art-psychotherapy

by Liam Bierschenk
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Vol. 36 Issue 2 (2022)

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Advanced Search Tips

Reduce the amount of time it takes to conduct your research and find more relevant content by using search operators and other useful techniques highlighted below. Look for Advanced Search options to apply these easily and find out more on our finding resources page

" "  Searches for complete phrases, such as "Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy" "Child Development" "Cognitive Development" "Art Therapy"
AND Only shows results where all keywords entered are present (refines your search) eg. Art AND Psychotherapy or Gender* AND Psychotherapy AND Art
OR Used to expand your search to specified options, useful when searching for similar terms. eg. Art AND Psychotherapy OR Therapy OR Counselling
NOT Excludes a keyword from your search e.g. Psychotherapy NOT Art  or 
* (Wildcard) Can be used for truncation - capturing different word endings, e.g. Psych* (which will return results for Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychic, Psychoanalytic - anything starting with Psych!). Can also be used to capture spelling variations or if you don't know how to spell a word. e.g. Behavio* "Sigmund F*"