Psychotherapy: Introduction to Practice and Research


This is an introductory course in psychotherapy: The treatment of psychological problems through the application of interventions grounded in psychological theory and focusing on behavior or mental processes. Students will become familiar with the more popular schools of psychotherapy, including their historical context, characteristic techniques, theoretical underpinnings, and current research support. Students will also gain an appreciation of the problems and solutions in researching psychotherapy, as well as emerging variations on psychotherapy procedures. PREREQ: Psych 100B.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC