Undergraduate Course: Foundations of Counselling and Psychotherapy 3 (10 credit points) (LLLD07004)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is a for-credit coruse offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL): only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.
This course aims to survey the many different theories and approaches of counselling and psychotherapy. The emphasis is on theory and learning with some opportunities for practical work and exploring personal experience (within appropriate boundaries).
Course 3 covers Humanistic approaches: Gestalt therapy, transactional analysis, Yalom, Art therapy, transpersonal therapy, group and family therapy.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Lifelong Learning - Session 3
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Normally, the assessment is a 2000 word essay, worth 100% of the total mark, submitted by week 12. To pass, students must achieve a minimum of 40%.
|No Exam Information
| Describe the framework for counselling - boundaries, disclosure, confidentiality, listening skills
Provide an overview of the field of humanistic counselling today;
Outline humanistic approaches to counselling;
Outline some key concepts in Gestalt counselling;
Outline the Transactional Analysis model and outline the approach of Heimler;
Apply some of these to their own development, and to everyday interactions to some extent.
|McLeod, J., 2009. An Introduction to Counselling. 4th ed. Maidenhead, Berks: Open University Press. |
Additional texts will be recommended by the tutor throughout the course.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr James Mooney
Tel: (0131 6)50 3077
|Course secretary||Mrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912
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