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Counselling psychologists work with adults and children on a diverse range of issues, including bereavement, relationships, and mental health problems. This course will introduce students to the key issues, theories and practices relevant in Counselling Psychology.
|First Sub Session
|15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
This course will provide students with a broad understanding of the theory and practice of counselling psychologists. Students will be aware of the theory, values and historical development of counselling psychology; an understanding of issues surrounding the therapeutic relationship; a critical awareness of the scientific/reflective-practitioner models; an overview of the main therapeutic traditions; understanding of the therapists role in a range of common presentations.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
3000 word portfolio (85%)
Alternative Resit Arrangement
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge and understanding of the theories informing counselling.
|Knowledge and understanding of the historical developments, values, and philosophy.
|Critical appreciation of the different therapeutic approaches between counselling and other therapies.
|Critical appreciation of the key debates, research methods and professional issues in counselling and related fields.