PSY 101 Counseling Theories

This course is cross-listed with the graduate course PSY 225. Students will learn a variety of contrasting psychological theories, principles and methods related to the counseling process in a multicultural society. They will explore the historical development and underlying assumptions of each theory. Students will consider potential strengths and weaknesses of each theory for different presenting concerns and goals. They will become familiar with implications of each theory for use with individual clients, as well as prepare to consider implications for couples, families, groups. Prerequisites: see policy on Undergraduate/Graduate Psychology Cross-Listed Courses.