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Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2013-2014 
Graduate & Pharmacy Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 5143 - Brief Therapy Approaches

3 Credit Hours
This course is designed to be an introduction to the brief approaches to therapy. The basic tenets of brief therapy will be examined. Ideas behind these approaches will be highlighted. Specific techniques of brief therapy models will be demonstrated. Two models of brief therapy will be presented: the Mental Research Institute (MRI) model of therapy and the Solution Focused Therapy model. Both of these models will also be examined through the lens of Christianity. Students will be expected to practice these models through role play. Classes will consist of group discussion, class exercises, and role playing. In addition, video tapes of professional sessions will be shown to further demonstrate these approaches to brief therapy.

Prerequisite: PSY 5133 

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