PSY 452 Counseling and Psychotherapy, 3 credits
Emphasis is on treatment of psychopathology, including discussion of salient issues in therapy, attributes of successful therapists, ethical issues in therapy, and multicultural counseling. In addition, an emphasis will be placed on learning about major established therapies including, Psychoanalysis, Adlerian Therapy, Existential Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Reality Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Feminist Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. We also study the current research on the effectiveness of the various therapies.
Prerequisite: PSY 290. Spring odd years