Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

PSY 722 Theories of Psychodynamic, Humanistic/Existential and Experiential Approaches to Counseling

3 hours; 3 credits. . This course will give you an opportunity to develop a working knowledge of psychodynamics and humanistic theory, practice and research. The course follows the development of psychoanalytical thinking since Freud focusing upon recent attachment theory, interpersonal and relational psychodynamics models and brief therapy adaptations of psychodynamics approaches. The humanistic/phenomenological approach associated with Carl Rogers and the existential approach associated with Rollo May and Irvin Yalom will be covered as well as process experiential psychotherapy. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Master's in Mental Health Counseling Program and PSY 701.