Counseling Individuals and Couples: Modern Theories
In the context of recovery and wellness-oriented care and systems theory, this course is a survey of modern theoretical models of psychotherapy for individuals and couples. Basic skills in responding to trauma and increasing resilience will be reviewed and enhanced. The various models presented will also be examined from religious, psychological and multicultural perspectives. Empirical support for each theory will be reviewed as well as the appropriateness of each theory for use in various cultural contexts. The course will include a lab component.