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The Journal of Pastoral Care Publications, Inc.

JPCP Inc is a non-profit corporation registered in the U.S. state of Georgia in 1994. JPCP Inc advances theory and professional practice through scholarly and reflective publications.

JPCP Inc’s primary publication is The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, advancing theory and professional practice through scholarly and reflective literature on pastoral and spiritual care, counseling, psychotherapy, education, and research. 

JPC&C began in 1947 as The Journal of Pastoral Care.

JPCP Inc also publishes Books and Monographs relevant for Pastoral and Spiritual Care & Counseling, Pastoral Education, and related Research

Pastoral/Spiritual Care, Counselling/ Psychotherapy
& Education Conversation 

On August 20, 2013, Terry Bard (JPCP Managing Editor), John Carr (Secretary of the JPCP Inc Board), and Steve Ivy (Interim President of the JPCP Inc Board) had a 50-minute conversation about the shift that has been taking place in Canada and the United States in the practice, and language about that practice, of persons and professional associations that have historic roots in the modern pastoral care and counseling movement.  

The conversation was digitally recorded, by agreement among the 3 participants, and is posted at YourListen.

An introductory article has been published in The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling Vol. 68:1 (CLICK ON THIS LINK)

blog has been set up on LinkedIn (CLICK ON THIS LINK) so that colleagues may join in this conversation. Other conversations about articles published in The Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling can also be found on LinkedIn at this link.

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JPCP Friends

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Recent New Publications

Anton Theophilus Boisen: His Life, Work, Impact, and Theological Legacy

Expanding the Circle: Essays in Honor of Joan Hemenway

Special Visions: Poems by and for Pastoral Caregivers

Oldies but Goodies Reprinted

Spiritual Needs and Pastoral Services: Readings in Research

Research in Pastoral Care and Counseling

Sexual Abuse by Clergy

Clergy Sexual Ethics: A Workshop Guide

From Ministry to Theology

Previously Published Book Update

Head and Heart (first published in 1992) is currently being updated.  Watch here for the publication date.


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