PSYC 3820 Fundamentals of Psychotherapy

3 hours; 3 credits

Critical examination of various psychotherapeutic approaches and study of the basic psychological processes involved. A critique of theory and method including individual, group, and family therapy. Role of insight in behavior change. Objectives of treatment. Rationale of such specific psychotherapeutic techniques as use of interpretation, role of insight in behavior change, role playing.

Prerequisite: Psychology 28 or 2810 [30].


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