Journal of Family Therapy

Cover image for Vol. 40 Issue 1

Edited By: Philip Messent

Impact Factor: 1.186

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 27/43 (Family Studies); 79/121 (Psychology Clinical)

Online ISSN: 1467-6427


Online Submissions
Authors are able to submit their paper to Journal of Family Therapy online using Manuscript Central.  Benefits of online submission include:

  • Fast decisions on your paper.  Submission, review and communication are all handled online.  No more postal delays or lost messages!

  • Easy. Write your paper on any word processor.  Simply save text as RTF or Word.  Graphics can be uploaded separately in any popular format, including PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Convenient. Submit from any computer with an Internet connection.  No software needs to be installed.  All you need is a Web browser, Acrobat Reader and email.

  • Responsive. Decisions sent by email, revisions made online.  The moment a decision is taken, an email is dispatched.  You can respond to the comments and submit a revised version online.

  • Transparent. Track your manuscripts online.  Return to the site at any time to see the current status of your submission.

To make a submission, simply visit  Full instructions and support are available on the site and a user ID and password can be obtained on the first visit.

Free Access in the Developing World
Free online access to this journal is available within institutions in the developing world through the HINARI  initiative with the World Health Organization (WHO).

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