DSST Fundamentals of Counseling: Study Guide & Test Prep

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13 chapters in DSST Fundamentals of Counseling: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Lesson 1 - What is Individual Counseling? - Definition & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Counseling Intake Process & Initial Interview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14176].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14176].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Testing and Assessment in Counseling: Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is the DSM? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Middle Stages: Working Within The Counseling Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Termination During the Counseling Process: Function, Timing & Related Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Importance of Counseling Theory and Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13988].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13988].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Wellness vs. Pathology in Theoretical Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Assessing the Psychodynamic Model: Strengths and Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Psychoanalytic Therapy: Free Association, Dream Analysis and Transference & Resistance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14018].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14018].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Alfred Adler's Theories: Overview & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Birth Order and the Inferiority Complex According to Adler Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Behavioral Theory in Counseling: Techniques & Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13989].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13989].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Behavioral Approaches in Therapy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13990].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13990].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13991].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13991].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): Definition & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13992].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13992].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Reality Therapy: Techniques, Goals & Limitations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13993].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13993].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Transactional Analysis Therapy and the Role of the Counselor Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Ego States and Types of Transactions in Transactional Analysis Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18304].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18304].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Transactional Analysis Theory: Strokes and the Stroke Economy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18560].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18560].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Structural Analysis, Game Analysis and Script Analysis in Transactional Analysis Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Existential Therapy: Definition & Key Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25200].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25200].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Existential Therapy: Goals & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Person-Centered Therapy: Goals & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - What is Gestalt Therapy? - Definition and Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13997].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13997].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - Techniques in Gestalt Therapy: Exercises and Experiments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - Creative Therapies: Goals, Techniques & Limitations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13998].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13998].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 24 - Theories of Brief Counseling and Therapy: Goals & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13999].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13999].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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