PSYCH 323 Psychodynamic Models of Counseling
Examines the major traditional and contemporary psychodynamic models of counseling and psychotherapy. These are concerned with the conscious, subconscious, unconscious and subjective constructions of life experiences. Students will learn how to work with individuals using these models, paying attention to the models’ principles of change and techniques, and their underlying theoretical rationale. Students will also learn to develop clinical case formulations and treatment plans, consider neurological factors that are relevant to counseling practice and outcomes, and modify case formulations and therapeutic interventions in order to consider clients’ cultural and social identities.
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