Courses: Intro. to Psychotherapy (PSYCB561001)

Fall 2010

Class Number: 1398
This course provides an introduction to the principles and practice of individual psychotherapy with an emphasis on working with children and adolescents. Students are encouraged to think critically about the nature and process of psychotherapy and to apply creatively their knowledge and skills to the task of helping those in need. emphasis is placed on formulating therapeutic goals and conceptualizing therapeutic change. The course provides an overview of dominant conceptualizations of therapy, especially psychodynamic and cognitive/behavioral approaches. Therapeutic techniques and challenges in work with children and adolescents are presented. Concurrent with the course, students have an introductory therapy experience in a school or clinic in which they conduct psychotherapy with one or two clients and receive supervision.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1398


Psychology (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, BYC100,BYC100

Meeting Times

M 2:00pm-6:00pm