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Taiwan Counseling Quarterly


    Taiwan Counseling Quarterly is a scholarly, electronic journal published quarterly by  Department of Guidance & Counseling at the National Changhua University of Education and Taiwan Counseling Net in Taiwan. The journal publishes contributions on many topics, such as mental health, guidance, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, rehabilitation, counseling, social work, psychiatry, Psychiatric nursing, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, special education etc.. Our purpose is to represent the achievements of the academic research, encourage novice scholar and graduate student to submit, enhance the climate of academic research, and advance the transnational and interdisciplinary academic development and communication. We welcome previously unpublished empirical and review papers. Taiwan Counseling Quarterly publishes papers in the areas of

    1. Academic monograph, including empirical research, review essay, theory or skill about mental health, guidance, counseling psychology, clinical psychology, rehabilitation counseling, social work, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, special education.

    2. Practical monograph, including method or strategy in practical experiences, program design and practice.

Manuscript Preparation

  Submission must include a title page, the submitted manuscript, two copies of Publication Form. Submitted manuscripts must be written in the style outlined in the Publication Format of  Global Mental Health E-Journal and the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). Any inconsistence with the format requirements will result in return of manuscripts. The authors are encouraged to correct the format and resubmit. All manuscripts must have Chinese and English abstracts both containing a maximum of 500 words (1,500 to 2,000 characters) typed in a separate page. Up to five keywords or brief expressions can be supplied with the abstract. A manuscript (including tables, figures, and both abstracts) should be limited to 12,000 Chinese words or 6,000 English words. If manuscripts have been presented in conferences, have sponsors, or are adaptations of academic degree theses, it should be addressed in cover letters.

  The template of title page and Copyright Authorization Form can be found at . All the identifying information of the authors should only appear on cover letters not on the title page. All authors must submit two copies of completed Copyright Authorization Form.

  Manuscripts must be single-spaced and typeset in 12-point word size and printed on one side only of A4 paper with page numbers. Each page has 38 lines and each line with 35 Chinese words (not applicable if written in English.) There should be no line spacing between paragraphs. The author must supply all submitted materials on a CD in Word files (Word 98 or above).


Publication Policies

  Upon acceptance for publication, the Department of Guidance and Counseling at the National Changhua University of Education has the right to:

  • Publish the accepted manuscript in printed or electronic version
  • Provide the accepted manuscript to commercial online databases for electronically storage, reproduction, offering access to read, download, or print.
  • Allow the National Library or other database services to provide accepted manuscripts to their users
  • Make editorial change in accepted manuscripts tailored to different format requirements of various database services


Review Process

  Upon receipt of the manuscripts, the manuscript will be evaluated by the Chief Editor to ensure the manuscript content fit for the purpose of the journal. Then, the Editorial Board recommends two experts as reviewers to undergo a masked review process. Reviewer comments will be forwarded to the authors.



  Submissions are accepted at all times. A review process starts shortly after receipt. Submission materials must include a title page, three copies of the manuscript, copies of completed Copyright Authorization Form (each author with two copies completed) and a CD with all the submitted materials. Please send all materials to:

Department of Guidance & Counseling
Attn. Editorial Board of Taiwan Counseling Quarterly
National Changhua University of Education
1 Ji-De Road
Changhua City, Taiwan 500
Tel:886-4-723-2105 Ext.2211



台灣心理諮商季刊  Taiwan Counseling Quarterly