RPD519


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Contemporary Psychological Counseling Theories RPD519 Psychological Counseling and Guidance M.A / M.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 - - - - 140 182 3 7,5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Understanding the philosophical basis of different psychological counseling theories Knowing personality theories of psychological counseling theories Knowing about the therapeutic processes of different theories and therapeutic techniques of theories
Course Content Psychological counseling and psychotherapy focus on the investigation of the theories of counseling looking at the interaction taking place between two people who are taking risk for a change in a therapeutic environment and also the how these theories perceive human beings, their philosophical foundations, personality theories and therapeutic processes and techniques.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. be able to explain the philosophical basis of psychological counseling theories 2. be able to differentiate the therapeutic processes of theories 3. be able to recognize the therapeutic techniques of theories
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction, information about course content, resources and evaluation Requirements for recognizing, knowing and applying psychological counseling
2. Week Psychological counselor as a professional
3. Week Psychoanalytic approach: Sigmund Freud
4. Week Individual psychology: Alfred Adler
5. Week Client-centered therapy: Carl Rogers
6. Week Existentialist therapy: Frankl, Irwin Yalom
7. Week Gestalt theraphy
8. Week Mid-term exam
9. Week Behaviorist therapy; roles of counselor and counselee
10. Week Behaviorist therapy: Therapeutic techniques
11. Week Rationale-emotive behavior therapy
12. Week Cognitive therapy
13. Week Transactional analysis
14. Week Reality therapy
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%) -
Homeworks/Term papers (%) -
Practice (%) -
Labs (%) -
Projects/Field Work (%) -
Seminars/Workshops (%) -
Final (%) 60
Other (%) -
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

LO1

LO2

LO3

PQ1

4

4

4

PQ2

 

 

 

PQ3

4

4

4

PQ4

 

 

 

PQ5

 

 

 

PQ6

5

5

5

PQ7

5

5

5

PQ8

5

5

5

PQ9

5

5

5

PQ10

1

1

1

PQ11

 

 

 

PQ12

5

5

5

PQ13

 

 

 

PQ14

 

 

 

PQ15

 

 

 

PQ16

5

5

5

PQ17

 

 

 

PQ18

 

 

 

PQ19

 

 

 

PQ20

 

 

 

PQ21

3

3

3

PQ22

1

1

1

PQ23

3

3

3

PQ24

 

 

 

PQ25

5

5

5

PQ26

 

 

 

PQ27

 

 

 

 

* Contribution Level : 1 Very low    2 Low     3 Medium     4 High      5 Very High