Library Research Guide: Psychology & Counseling
Databases (Scholarly Articles)
- ProQuest Psychology Journals – is a specialized database available to students, faculty, and staff (Library Barcode log-in required for off-campus access). It contains full-text articles and citations from hundreds of pyschology periodicals.
- PsychINFO – Covers over 1,900 leading psychological, psychiatric, and related publications (Library Barcode log-in required for off-campus access).
- JSTOR – Offers full-text access to archival and current issues of over 1,400 scholarly journal titles in more than 50 subject areas, including 23 titles in Psychology (Library Barcode log-in required for off-campus access).
Counseling & Therapy Videos & Transcripts
- Counseling & Psychotherapy in Videos – the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling
- Counseling & Psychotherapy Transcripts – contains real transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material. The database contains more than 2,000 session transcripts, 44,000 pages of client narratives, and 25,000 pages of secondary reference material.
General Internet Psychology & Counseling Resources
- National Institute of Mental Health – rich resource from the National Institute of Mental Health, this site offers extensive resources on various topics such as Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Schizophrenia, etc. Offers specific information for researchers (news and events, grants, contracts, committees, and research activities) as well as information for the general public (the public information section provides specifics on “mental disorders, diagnosis and treatment,” in addition to links to other NIMH programs such as D/ART, the Depression Awareness Recognition Treatment Program).
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) – Very helpful resource from the organization which aims to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Their website contains current news stories, links to drug abuse and mental health statistics, topics of current research, and public awareness and support groups.
- Internet Public Library: Psychology – Contains links to a large variety of Internet resources pertaining to Psychology that include online glossaries, e-books, and research websites.
- PsychCentral – Run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 160 support groups to consumers.
- American Counseling Association
- American Psychiatric Association
- American Psychological Association
- Mental Health America