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.