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PSYC 3820 Fundamentals of Psychotherapy

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 32.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

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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