JeffJeff Cornelius-White Psy.D LPC is Professor of Counseling at Missouri State University, doctoral faculty of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis a the University of Missouri-Columbia and former coordinator of the graduate programs in counseling at Missouri State. Jef is also former chair of the board of the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy, 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-centred therapist, supervisor, trainer and researcher based in Glasgow, Scotland. Until August 2018 she was course leader for the Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy at the University of Strathclyde and coordinator of the Strathclyde Counselling & Psychotherapy Research Clinic. During the 2018-19 academic year her main focus is to complete her PhD thesis investigating change in client congruence during person-centred therapy as measured by the Strathclyde Inventory, an outcome instrument designed to capture the characteristics of Rogers’ concept of the fully functioning person. Other research interests include the process of person-centered therapy, client experiences of therapy, and developing case study research methods. Susan is a former chair of the board of the World Association for Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapy & Counseling.



Associate Editor

 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).


Book Reviews Editor

 Graham Westwell, MSc,  is Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy at Edge Hill University (Lancashire, England) and Programme Leader for undergraduate training in PCE therapeutic practice. He is recipient of the ‘2015 Outstanding Research Award’ from the BACP. He has previously been a board member of WAPCEPC. He is currently reviews editor for PCEP.  www.grahamwestwell.co.uk, @PCETherapy. 



Translation Editors

Tatsuya Hirai Margarethe Letzel
Silvia Lombardi Yukishige Nakata
Odete Nunes Sandra Pedevilla
Ana Ribeiro


Editorial Board

Godfrey T. Barrett-Lennard Jürgen Kriz Janet Tolan
Eva-Maria Biermann-Ratjen Colin Lago Keith Tudor
Arthur C. Bohart Elke Lambers Martin van Kalmthout
Yvonne Bohr Germain Lietaer Dionysius Van Werde
Meredith Glick Brinegar John McLeod Margaret S. Warner
David Cain Judy Moore William Whelton
Jeffrey H. D. Cornelius-White Shoji Murayama Andreas Wittrahm
Ivan Ellingham Bernie Neville Marge Witty
Barry A. Farber Charles J. O'Leary Mike Worrall
Jobst Finke Katerine Osatuke Richard J. Worsley
Ned L. Gaylin Marlis Pörtner Gill Wyatt
Rhonda N. Goldman Alberta Pos Alberto Zucconi
Stephen Goss Campbell Purton  
Soti Grafanaki Pete Sanders  
Leslie S. Greenberg Kirk J. Schneider  
Marion N. Hendricks-Gendlin Lisbeth Sommerbeck  
Sheila Haugh Gert-Walter Speierer  
James R. Iberg Gerhard Stumm  
Akira Ikemi Roelf Jan Takens  
Edwin Kahn Per-Anders Tengland  
Ladislav Timulak   


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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