JeffJeff Cornelius-White Psy.D LPC is Interim Department Head of Counseling, Leadership and
Special Education, Professor and Coordinator of Counseling at Missouri State University, and
doctoral faculty of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri-
Columbia. Jef is also former chair of the board of the World Association for Person-Centered
and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling, former editor of The Person-Centered
Journal, and an editorial reviewer for about 50 journals. He has published about 100 works,
including the Interdisciplinary Handbook of the Person-Centered Approach (Springer), the
Carl Rogers: China Diary (PCCS), and Person-Centered Approaches for Counselors (Sage). Jef
is father of Avery and Evan, two fabulously amazing humans!


David Murphy, PhD., is a Chartered Member of the Division of Counselling Psychology and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is currently Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, England and is Course Director for the Master of Arts Degree in Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy. David’s Edited books include the official British Psychological Society-Wiley published Counselling Psychology: A textbook for study and practice (2017). He is Co-editor of Relational Depth: New Perspective and Developments (2012, with Rosanne Knox, Sue Wiggins and Mick Cooper), published by Palgrave MacMillan, and Co-editor of Trauma and the therapeutic Relationship (2013, with Stephen Joseph) published by Palgrave MacMillan. He has over 60 published journal papers and book chapters in the field of counselling and psychotherapy research and education.


Susan Stephen is a person-centered therapist, supervisor, trainer and researcher based
in Glasgow, Scotland. Her research interests include investigating the development of
congruent functioning in person-centered therapy, exploring methodological innovations in
measure development and case study research, and supporting practitioners to develop an
informed approach to measurement in counselling. Susan is an active member of the
national and international person-centred community with contributions as Secretary of
PCT Scotland (2004-7), Chair of the Board of the World Association for Person-Centered &
Experiential Psychotherapy & Counseling (2010-2013; Board Member, 2008-14), and, since
2018, as a co-editor of the international peer-reviewed journal, Person-Centered &
Experiential Psychotherapies.

Rhonda Goldman, PhD, is a Full Professor in the Clinical Psychology Department at the Chicago
School of Professional Psychology. She has authored five texts on Emotion-Focused Therapy
(EFT). The most recent volume is the Clinical Handbook of Emotion-Focused Therapy (2019), co-
edited with Leslie Greenberg. She has also published Case Formulation in Emotion-focused
therapy: Co-constructing Clinical Maps for Change (2015). Other books include Emotion-
Focused Couples Therapy: The Dynamics of Emotion, Love, and Power (2008), Case Studies in
Emotion-Focused Treatment of Depression (2007) and Learning Emotion-focused Therapy
(2004). Dr. Goldman has also published two professional videos, published by the American
Psychological Association, on Emotion-Focused Therapy, one focused on case formulation and
the other on EFT with couples. Dr. Goldman conducts research on EFT for couples, emotional
processes, empathy, vulnerability, depression, case formulation, and self-soothing. She teaches
graduate courses in Humanistic and Experiential Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy Seminars, and
Emotion-Focused Therapy.
Dr. Goldman is a founding board member of the International Society of Emotion-focused
Therapy. She runs Emotion-focused Therapy, Chicago, a private practice where she sees both
couples and individuals. She travels internationally conducting training workshops for mental
health professionals in Emotion-focused therapy for Couples and Individuals.

  Maria Kefalopoulou, PhD, ECP, is Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy at the College for Humanistic Sciences, ICPS, Athens, Greece. She is trainer and supervisor of the Person-centred Training Programs in Counselling and Psychotherapy at ICPS.  She is former coordinator of the Programs for Gender Equality and against Domestic Violence at the Municipality of Athens. Maria’s research interests include domestic violence, gender, diversity and socio-political issues, philosophical and spiritual topics, therapeutic practice, supervision and training in person-centred therapy.  She has presented papers in many conferences and she has made publications in relevant topics. She is member of the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP) and member of the World Association for Person Centered & Experiential Psychotherapy & Counselling (WAPCEPC).


Asistant editors

João Hipólito (Lisbon, Portugal)
Margarethe Letzel (Lucerne, Switzerland)
Silvia Lombardi (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Jean-Marc Priels (Brussels, Belgium)
Ana Cuna Ribeiro (Lisbon, Portugal) 

Editorial Board

David Alpert (Boston MA, USA)
Arthur C. Bohart (San Francisco CA, USA)

Yvonne Bohr (Toronto, Canada)
Meredith Glick Brinegar (Dayton OH, USA)
David Cain (San Diego CA, USA)
Ivan Ellingham (Norwich, UK)
Barry A. Farber (New York NY, USA)
Stephen Goss (Edinburgh, UK)
Leslie S. Greenberg (Toronto, Canada)
Sheila Haugh (Prague, Czech Republic)
James R. Iberg (Chicago IL, USA)
Akira Ikemi (Osaka, Japan)
Edwin Kahn (New York NY, USA)
Christian Korunka (Vienna, Austria)
Jürgen Kriz (Osnabrück, Germany)
Colin Lago (Sheffield, UK)
Germain Lietaer (Brussels, Belgium)
Judy Moore (Norwich, UK)
Bernie Neville (Melbourne, Australia)
Alberta Pos (Toronto, Canada)
Campbell Purton (Norwich, UK)
Pete Sanders (Hereford, UK)
Lisbeth Sommerbeck (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Gert-Walter Speierer (Regensburg, Germany)
Gerhard Stumm (Vienna, Austria)
Roelf Jan Takens (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Per-Anders Tengland (Malmö, Sweden)
Ladislav Timulak (Dublin, Ireland)
Janet Tolan (Manchester, UK)
Keith Tudor (Auckland, New Zealand)
Martin van Kalmthout (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Dionysius Van Werde (Heidelberg, Germany)
Margaret S. Warner (Chicago IL, USA)
William Whelton (Edmonton, Canada)
Andreas Wittrahm (Aachen, Germany)
Marge Witty (Chicago IL, USA)
Mike Worrall (London, UK)
Alberto Zucconi (Rome, Italy)


Former Editors

Manu Bazzano (2014-2018)


Michael Behr (2014-2018)


Mick Cooper (2010-2014)








Robert Elliott (2002-2007) was one of the founding Editors and he is now Editor Emeritus.



Elizabeth Freire (2012-2014)

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Dave Mearns (2002-2008) was one of the founding Editors.



Peter Schmid was one of the founding Editors (2002 -2010)



William B. Stiles (2005-2012)









Jeanne C. Watson (2007-2011)



Peter F. Schmid • Mick Cooper • Jeanne Watson • Bill Stiles at Highgate, London, July 2009



Bill Stiles • Peter F. Schmid • Pete Sanders (publisher) • Dave Mearns • Elke Lambers (chair board WAPCEPC) • Robert Elliott at the editors' meeting in Potsdam, July 2006


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