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The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling is the national, peer-refereed journal of SAIGE. The Journal publishes manuscripts that report cutting-edge empirical research, best practices, and emerging trends and issues focused on counseling the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, ally, pansexual, or other affectional minority communities at all developmental stages of life.

Manuscripts should be of interest to clinical mental health and school counselors, counselor educators, and other helping professionals who work in a variety of settings including schools, mental health agencies, family service agencies, colleges and universities, addiction and offender treatment settings, and sexual health centers.

Manuscripts typically represent one of the following categories:

  1. Empirical research in the field of counseling
  2. New/innovative practices within the counseling profession
  3. Theoretical or conceptual pieces including literature reviews that reflect new ideas or new ways of integrating previously held ideas.

Editorial Information

Manuscript Preparation: Manuscripts should adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) and should not exceed 25 typed, double-spaced pages in 12-point font including all cited references. The Journal is distributed quarterly by Taylor & Francis.

Past year acceptance rate:  29.8%

Abstracted/Indexed in:  Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL Plus, Current Abstracts, Education Research Complete, Education Research Index, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Family Index Database, IHLIA – Homodok-LAA, Index Copernicus, LGBT Life with Full Text, MasterFile Complete, MasterFile Premier, PsychInfo, Social Work Abstracts, SOCIndex with Full Text, and Violence and Abuse Abstracts.

Editorial Information:  For detailed submission guidelines, please visit the Journal website.


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