Pakistan Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice is an Annual publication of the Centre for Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore, Pakistan. This journal welcomes articles on the application of Clinical / Counseling Psychology, including the scientific underpinnings of Clinical / Counseling Psychology and articles that present assessment, treatment, and practice implications of different therapeutic techniques are encouraged. Both data based and theoretical articles on techniques and practices used in the application of psychology are acceptable. Specifically, this journal is an appropriate place for articles on; (a) state-of-the-art literature reviews of research on specific high-incidence disorders specifically written so as to draw out the implications for assessment and /or treatment; (b) research and theory on public policy as it affects the practice of Psychology; (c) current advances in applications from such fields as health psychology, community psychology, psychology of women, clinical neuropsychology, Positive Psychology, psychology of ethnicity and culture, forensic psychology, industrial psychology, and other areas; (d) standards of professional practice and delivery of services in a variety of contexts: such as private schools, special schools, hospitals, jails, recruitment centers, drug rehabilitation, industries, institutions, and other organizations; (e) education and training of professional clinical psychologists at the graduate level and in continuing education and (f) clinical research and theory as they concern the interests of those in the practice of psychology. The journal also publishes brief reports on research or practice in professional psychology.