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APSY 9842 Seminar in Counseling Theory (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Deepens students' understanding of psychological theory, and facilitates a life-long journey of integrating theory with practice. Provides knowledge and understanding of traditional and contemporary theories of psychotherapy, and helps students develop a critical perspective that will enable them to evaluate the usefulness of these theories for their clinical work with clients. Class discussions cast a critical eye on the development of the discipline, including its philosophical and contextual roots, and analyze the values inherent in mainstream psychological practice. Considers strengths and limitations of each school, and uses case examples to gain expertise in applying theory to practice.


Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): A.J. Franklin

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Doctoral students in Counseling Psychology only


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13