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Counseling 101: Fundamentals of Counseling

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  • Available Lessons: 75
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Review the theoretical approaches counselors use when working with patients and the stages of the counseling process in this interesting course. Use the video lessons and quizzes found in these chapters to prepare for an exam or complete a tricky homework assignment.
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Lesson 1 - The Importance of Counseling Theory and Models  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Wellness vs. Pathology in Theoretical Models  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Assessing the Psychodynamic Model: Strengths and Weaknesses  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Psychoanalytic Therapy: Free Association, Dream Analysis and Transference & Resistance  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Alfred Adler's Theories: Overview & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Birth Order and the Inferiority Complex According to Adler  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Behavioral Theory in Counseling: Techniques & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Behavioral Approaches in Therapy  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): Definition & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Reality Therapy: Techniques, Goals & Limitations  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Transactional Analysis Therapy and the Role of the Counselor  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Ego States and Types of Transactions in Transactional Analysis Theory  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Transactional Analysis Theory: Strokes and the Stroke Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Structural Analysis, Game Analysis and Script Analysis in Transactional Analysis Theory  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Existential Therapy: Definition & Key Concepts  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Existential Therapy: Goals & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Person-Centered Therapy: Goals & Techniques  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is Gestalt Therapy? - Definition and Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Techniques in Gestalt Therapy: Exercises and Experiments  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Creative Therapies: Goals, Techniques & Limitations  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Theories of Brief Counseling and Therapy: Goals & Techniques  Take Quiz

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