About Journal

About the Journal

Applied Family Therapy Journal is a scientific open access double-blind anonymous peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles, reviews, short communications and scientific reports of a high scientific and ethical standard in psychology, counseling and related academic disciplines. This journal is published four times per year in the Persian language with English abstracts by the Iranian Association of Women's Studies. 

The research fields and topics within the activity framework of the quarterly include:

  •  Family counseling and couple therapy
  • Women counseling
  • Children and adolescent counseling
  • Rehabilitation counseling in the field of family
  • Marriage and youth counseling
  • Divorce counseling
  • Children and adolescent counseling
  • Counseling about addiction in the family

Types of accepted papers include:

  • Original articles                   
  • Clinical reports
  • Scientific reviews

Applied Family Therapy Journal is indexed by the ISC, CIVILICA, Scientific Information Database (SID), Magiran, Noormags, ENSANI, and Google Scholars. The manuscripts are submitted electronically via the journal website, and after confirmation by the editorial board are sent for peer review by 3 expert reviewers and published following scientific and language editing. The submitted manuscripts are precisely scrutinized and the ones with the highest scientific quality are selected and published in the shortest space of time.

Publication Information
AFTJ publishes four issues per year, with occasional special issues coming in addition.
Director in Charge: Dr. Seyed Ali Darbani
Editor-in-chief: Dr. Shokoh Navabinejad
Publisher: Iranian Association of Women's Studies
Email: aftjournal@gmail.com
Website: aftj.ir

Open Access Statement
Applied Family Therapy Journal (AFTJ) is committed to immediate and real open access for academic work. All the original articles, technical briefs, and review papers published in this journal are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no author charges (commonly known as APCs) prior to publication and no charge for any reader to download articles and reviews for their own scholarly use.

Copyright and License Agreement

Creative Commons License

Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights. The author has complete control over the work . This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

The workings of the Creative Commons: BY-NC License, as stated on the Creative Commons website, is defined as below:

"This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms."

The authors retain the copyright and full publishing rights without restrictions.