About the Journal

ISSN (Online) : 2722-5461
ISSN (Print)    : 2722-5453

Academic Journal of Psychology and Counseling is a research-based psychological journal published by the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Da'wah, Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Mas Said Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. Academic Journal of Psychology and Counseling is dedicated to developing abnormal psychology, Islamic psychology, and Islamic counseling studies by diffusing research backed by solid empirical evidence (qualitative, quantitative, meta-analysis, and systematic literature review). It is hoped that it will provide a reference and guidance to enhance people's psychological potential, and improve their mental health, and offer adaptive strategies for preventing and reducing the risks of psychological problems. In the long run, the journal is expected to impact individuals and the community positively. Academic Journal of Psychology and Counseling is open to academics, students, researchers, and practitioners who are interested in contributing their thoughts, especially in the field of Psychology and Counseling.

Academic Journal of Psychology and Counseling published bi-annually (April and October) with five articles in each issue. Academic Journal of Psychology and Counseling collaborates with the Pengurus Pusat Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia (HIMPSI) and Perkumpulan Ahli Bimbingan dan Konseling Islam. Academic Journal of Psychology and Counseling has been accredited by The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, Republic of Indonesia as an academic journal in Sinta Grade 4 (SK Direktur Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi, Riset, dan Teknologi, Kemendikbudristek No. 225/E/KPT/2022) and is valid for 5 years from Volume 1 No. 2 2020 to Volume 6 No. 1 2025.

Before you submit an article, please make sure you have: 1. Read the publication ethics, ethical clearance, and allegation of research misconducts, 2. Read focus and scope, article template, and announcements), 3. Understand the peer review process, 4. Read the copyright notice, 5. Read the article processing charge, 6. Conform your manuscript with the focus and scope of AJPC and AJPC article template.