PSYC 460: Clinical & Counseling Psychology
Effective: Online, Oct 2016
Contemporary theory and practices in clinical and counseling psychology. Psychotherapy
interventions are studied from the psychoanalytic, cognitive, family, behavior
Chapters 1 -2.
: Introduce yourself in the Introductions topic of our class discussion, our virtual classroom.
Please give us more than your name. Include your profession (or desired profession), interest
in counseling and ps
Chapters 12 and 13.
What is the feminist view of human nature? Can feminist therapists be effect with men in our
How does social constructionism impact a clients world view and self-image? Des
Chapters 14 and 15.
Briefly demonstrate your understanding of the lenses utilized in a family systems approach.
How does theory affect practice? Discuss the meaning of the integrated perspective. What
are some o
Chapters 3 and 16.
Ethically, it is the counselors responsibility to terminate a relationship with a client. What
guidelines would you use in making such a decision?
This is indeed a very tricky question. As a counselor we are
Chapters 7 and 11.
What are the philosophical assumptions of Reality therapy? Can Reality therapy be
considered a good multicultural approach in working with clients?
What techniques are utilized in Person-Center
Chapters 9 and 10.
What are the characteristics that define Behavior therapy? What are the philosophical
assumptions of REBT? How is REBT seen as an educational process?
Provide an example from your own life exp
Chapters 6 and 8.
How is Gestalt seen as an effective process? How would you describe Gestalt approaches to
a client? Provide an example from your own life experience that illustrates how the Gestalt
approach could be effectiv
Chapters 4 and 5.
What is the Freudian view of human nature? Do you accept the notions that humans are
driven by aggressive and sexual instincts, and that humans are determined by unconscious
forces? How is anxiety explained f