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Faculty of Behavioral Sciences

Paper 4.2(A): Psychotherapy II

Unit

Contents

Teaching Hrs.

Domain

1 Group, Family and Couples Therapies

Group therapy: theoretical and historical developments; need of group therapy; role of group therapist

Selecting clients and building therapeutic groups; therapeutic factors; techniques of group therapy

Family therapy: theoretical and historical developments; role of family context in psychopathology, interviewing family members, Milan approach

Couples therapy: theoretical and historical developments; psychodynamic couples therapy; cognitive-behavioral couples therapy

Psychodrama: history and applications

Family therapy of individuals with psychotic disorder

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2 Humanistic and Existential Therapies

Humanistic therapy: theoretical and historical developments; goals and techniques

Existential therapy: theoretical and historical developments; goals and techniques

Client-centered therapy, gestalt therapy

Narrative therapy, logotherapy

Commentary on ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’

Narrative therapy in personality disorders

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3

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3 Psychotherapy in Clinical Disorders

Personality and childhood disorders: cluster A, B, C; ADHD, autism

Neurotic conditions: depression, anxiety, eating disorders

Psychotic conditions: hallucinations, delusions

Substance abuse: alcohol and drug addiction

Therapy with anti-social personality disorder

Regulating anger in individuals with substance abuse

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Syllabus Books:

  1. Beck, J. S. (1995). Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond. NY: Guilford Press.
  2. Corey, G. (2013). Theory and Practice of Counselling and Psychotherapy. 9th edition, Cengage Learning.

Reference Books:

  1. Capuzzi, D., & Gross, D.R. (2008). Counseling and Psychotherapy. Theories and Interventions (4th Edition). Delhi: Pearson Education, Inc.
  1. Corey, G. (2009). Counseling and Psychotherapy. Theory and Practice. Delhi: Cengage Learning India Private Limited.