2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY67040 - Theories and Techniques of Clinical Counseling Practice

(3 units)
This course orients the counselor to the various theories upon which the counseling field was founded, e.g., Psychodynamic, Adlerian & Jungian, Cognitive-Behavioral, Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy, Existential-Humanistic, Logotherapy/Gestalt, Feminist Counseling, Multicultural Counseling, Positive Psychology/Wellness/Solution-Focused approaches and Developmental and Integrative Therapy. Students will develop an essential understanding of the major theories and their empirical support. Students will analyze their own intentions for selecting the field of counseling and the ways in which their worldview influences their selection of a counseling theory. Students will be able to critically analyze the various schools of therapy and utilize the theories in a culturally competent manner. Attention will be given to outcome assessment and integrating practice-based evidence and evidence-based practice.