Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current]
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PSY 6300 - Foundations of Psychotherapy I


3 Credit(s)

This course will introduce the psychotherapy process and basic counseling skills. Topics include evidence-based practices, common factors, and an overview of various foundational psychotherapy modalities including (but not limited to) humanistic, psychodynamic, interpersonal process, existential, cognitive-behavioral, and others. The class will discuss the various theoretical approaches to conceptualization of the problem, the role of the therapist, theory of cure, and applications with diverse groups. Basic counseling skills will include active and reflective listening skills, nonverbal behaviors, paraphrasing, empathy responses, and building a therapeutic alliance, among others. Skills will be introduced through role plays in class and students will be assigned weekly practice. (Fall) [Graded (Standard Letter)]

Registration Restriction(s): PsyD students only



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