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American Journal of Psychotherapy

ISSN (print): 0002-9564 | ISSN (online): 2575-6559

A Journal of the American Psychiatric Association

Editor: Holly A. Swartz, M.D.

Impact Factor: 2.5 Total Citations: 805

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