Counseling Psychology

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Course Number




Y. Garrison

Course Long Title

Counseling Psychology


This course acquaints students with the profession of counseling psychology, which is a specialty within professional psychology that facilitates clients and communities to remedy problems, engage in prevention strategies, and help them to develop, enhance, and affirm their strengths, skills, and cultural authenticity. The course covers the history of counseling psychology, the theory and practice of psychotherapy, diagnosis, assessment, career and work psychology, multiculturalism, social justice and advocacy, prevention/consultation, suicide, ethics, and various applications of counseling psychology. The course also includes opportunities to explore career options and trajectories in the profession. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101. Only open to juniors and seniors.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years, Exclude Sophomores, Exclude Juniors

Offering Frequency

Normally offered every year