Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PSY 416 Counseling Skills


3 cr.


Senior standing in Psychology or permission of the chair.

Course Description

This is a survey of personality and counseling theory and the development of counseling skills. Through the extensive use of modeling, role playing, and video playback, students learn the skills of counseling. The emphasis is on the integration of theories, skills, and practice of counseling. This is a writing intensive course in which students will prepare weekly reaction papers on each of the major personality theories of counseling and psychotherapy covered.