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Ch 1: The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy chapter of this Counseling 101 Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the history of counseling and psychotherapy. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the history of counseling and psychotherapy.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering counseling material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn counseling. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the history and current path of counseling and psychotherapy
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning counseling (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the history of counseling and psychotherapy
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra counseling learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the history of counseling and psychotherapy chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the history of counseling and psychotherapy chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on the history of counseling and psychotherapy. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a history of counseling and psychotherapy unit of a standard counseling course. Topics covered include:

  • The development of counseling before 1900
  • The early years of counseling from 1900-1940
  • Counseling as a profession from 1940-1980
  • Present-day counseling challenges

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The History of Counseling: Before 1900

1. The History of Counseling: Before 1900

Counseling is a relatively new field, having really only begun after 1900. But even before counseling became an important part of mental health, there were significant breakthroughs that laid the groundwork for it. Watch this lesson for more.

The Early Years of Counseling: 1900 - 1940

2. The Early Years of Counseling: 1900 - 1940

Did you know what type of counseling saw its beginning in the early 1900s? In this lesson, we will look into the rise of vocational counseling, aptitude tests and youth mental health clinics.

Counseling as a Profession: 1940 - 1980

3. Counseling as a Profession: 1940 - 1980

How did counseling become what it is today? In this lesson, we will answer that question and look further into the growth of the field from 1940-1980.

Counseling Challenges in the New Millennium

4. Counseling Challenges in the New Millennium

The counseling field has seen a lot of changes in the new millennium. In this lesson, we will talk about three types of counseling that came about during this time and continue to grow today.

The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

5. The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

The effectiveness of psychotherapy often hinges on two essential attributes. This lesson provides a brief overview of psychotherapy and explores these attributes. At the end, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

What is Counseling?

6. What is Counseling?

Counseling is a profession dedicated to helping people experiencing both situational and long-term problems. Learn more about counseling theories and experience the roles of both the client and the counselor.

AEDP - Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

7. AEDP - Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) is built on the core foundations of transformance, neuroplasticity, and the therapist. This lessons details how AEDP works and the contributions from the founder of this form of psychotherapy.

What is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy? - Definition & Techniques

8. What is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy? - Definition & Techniques

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is an approach for dealing with negative emotions, memories, etc. This lesson will discuss the definition and some techniques related to ACT.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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