Psychology 360: Contemporary Psychotherapies

  • 3 hours, 3 credits
  • Prerequisites: Psychology 221, junior standing, and any of the following: Psychology 232, 317, 341 or 347

A review of the current status of psychotherapy by a comparison of the views of personality and psychopathology implied by the psychoanalytic and behavioral models. A diverse sample of current psychotherapies will be studied and compared. These may included rational-emotive therapy, Japanese therapies and meditative therapies, Milton Erickson’s approach to short-term treatment (including use of hypnotherapy), several forms of family therapy, behavioral medicine and biofeedback, and some novel approaches such as ethnotherapy.