Overview of counseling theories such as, psychoanalytic, Adlerian, client-centered,, cognitive-behavioral, multi-modal, Gestalt,, feminist, existential, solution-focused, and brief, therapy, as well as integrative approaches., Examines a wide range of theoretical perspectives, and advocates professional knowledge of best, practices. Students acquire knowledge of various, counseling theories and critique their relevance, to diverse populations and clinical situations., Students clarify their personal assumptions and, learn how to explain their own theoretical stance., Issues of diversity and client matching are, addressed throughout.