Basic Intervention: Existential-Humanistic   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 466 - Basic Intervention: Existential-Humanistic

In this course, students will learn core elements of humanistic theory including the existential basis for creation of meaning and choice, Rogerian or Person-Centered therapy, Gestalt Therapy, somatics, and transpersonal psychology. Basic skills taught include present-centered awareness, hot-seat/empty-chair, psycho-dramatic techniques, mindfulness meditation, and basic body awareness. The attitudes of authenticity and genuineness as therapist provided conditions are also described and explored. (3 credits)