PPI has a 20-year history of insightful and challenging analysis of psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic theory through a lens of politics and power.
Developing New Authors
BAATN wants to develop and support new authors, especially younger voices, and diversify the variety and range of contributors.
Open Access For Everyone
PPI was previously available through subscription but will now be available under Open Access, which means it will be open to all with no fees.
How many editions are there a year?
Psychotherapy and Politics International will be published four times a year, February, May, August and November.
The journal's open access policy?
This journal provides open access to all of its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
All articles, from 2022 onwards, are made available using a Creative Commons nonexclusive worldwide license (Attribution 4.0 International CC BY 4.0), electronic dissemination of the article via the Internet, and a nonexclusive right to license others to reproduce, republish, transmit, and distribute the content of the journal. All articles prior to 2022 are freely available to read and download but not covered by a Creative Commons Licence.
Psychotherapy and Politics International does not charge any fees for submission, publication or access to articles.
What support is there for authors?
We are keen to provide a supportive pathway for BAATN members to publish articles focused on their concerns, reach out to new colleagues and develop connections across the globe.
If you are a new author we will give you the support that you need. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to speak to someone about the process. Contact the co-editor Karen Minikin for an informal chat.
How are articles reviewed?
Articles are peer-reviewed. Submitted articles go through a double-blind review process where each paper is reviewed by two reviewers selected by the issue editor. The editors make final decisions for acceptance and revisions based on the recommendations provided by the reviewers.
What is the situation with copyright?
Psychotherapy and Politics International (PPI) has non-exclusive publishing rights. Authors retain copyright over their own work. They retain the right to republish their papers elsewhere, provided they acknowledge original publication in PPI.
How do I submit an article for publication?
Submission can be made on the PPI website. There is a three-month lead time for the peer-review process and copy editing.