Counseling Theories

This course will focus on the range of different counseling theories and their application to different situations and needs of different individuals. Students will not only learn the theory behind the counseling approach, they will have the opportunity to practice the different approaches. Role-playing will be used to demonstrate different concepts. Throughout the class, students will begin to develop their personal approach toward counseling and will discuss how to integrate the different theories into their counseling. Students will learn how to integrate these theories into practice in developing a therapeutic relationship and in supporting individuals in crisis.