Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Discuss the major theories of counselling.
- Compare and contrast major counselling theories, with respect to philosophy, goals, assessment and therapeutic techniques and processes.
- Critically evaluate counselling theories from a Christian perspective.
- Explain a philosophy for helping others based on an understanding of human nature, and the development and resolving of problems.
- Ethically use Christian counselling skills in the context of a helping relationship with others.
Sommers-Flanagan, John, & Sommers-Flanagan, Rita. 2018. Counseling and psychotherapy theories in context and practice: Skills, strategies, and techniques. (3rd ed.) Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley.
This course provides an overview of the major theories in counselling and psychotherapy from a Christian perspective. Students will develop criteria for evaluating theories using a biblical framework and formulate their own philosophy of Christian counselling.
B3327 Theology of Care will give you the right foundation to get the most out of this course. If you are enrolled in a program, it is a required prerequisite. However, if you have equivalent life experience or other course work and would like to take the course, contact the academic dean.
This Course is a Prerequisite for:
- Lectures 5
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 6 Weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes
- Intro to Counselling Theory & The Psychoanalytic Approach
- The Humanistic Approach & The Behavioural Approach
- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Working with Diverse Populations & The Existential Approach
- The Postmodern Approaches, The Solution-Focused Approach, The Narrative Approach & Neuroscience and Beyond Postmodern
- Class Presentations