The Professional Counselor (TPC) is the official journal of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates (NBCC), dedicated to publishing original and innovative peer-reviewed research and scholarship in an electronic, open-access format to inform counselors and members of related helping professions.

Thank you for your interest in The Professional Counselor (TPC), the open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Please ensure that your manuscript submission is complete according to the TPC Manuscript Submission Guidelines and Policies and Procedures. **Please note that as we make the transition to Submittable, our review processes may take longer than usual.** Any questions or concerns should be directed to Catherine Clifton, TPC Managing Editor, at We can't wait to review your work!