Postgraduate Course: The Counselling Relationship: Theory, Practice and Process (MCouns) (CNST11040)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course develops the dialogue between the theoretical, practice and process perspectives offered by the person-centred approach and psychodynamic traditions in relation to the counselling relationship.
This course develops the dialogue between the theoretical, practice and process perspectives offered by the person-centred approach and psychodynamic traditions in relation to the counselling relationship. Central to the dialogue is the emphasis on the relational dimensions of counselling and how these are conceptualised and expressed in practice. The course introduces core themes for professional and ethical practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Typed essay of 4,000 words in length.
||Formative feedback is given throughout the course particularly during Practice and Process Groups.
Summative feedback will be given on the course paper via Learn.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- conceptualise the counselling relationship and the counselling process in relation to the person-centred approach and psychodynamic traditions
- reflect honestly, openly and insightfully on listening practice
- integrate theory and research with practice through engagement with relevant literature
- demonstrate an awareness of the significance of issues of difference, diversity and power
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Nini Fang
|Course secretary||Miss Sue Larsen
Tel: (0131 6)51 6671