This course provides a broad, foundational overview and critique of personality and counseling theories. Emphasis is on the application of these theories by exploring the techniques and strategies of each theory, including systems theory. The philosophical presuppositions, theological implications, situational appropriateness, and effectiveness with client populations are addressed. Students are encouraged to begin the process of synthesizing various approaches into their personal paradigm of counseling.
Corresponding lab required.
Jan 24 to May 11