Psychological Therapies

This module aims to introduce students to the main orientations of psychological therapy including psychodynamic psychotherapy, behavioural and cognitive therapies, and systemic therapies, amongst others. Theoretical underpinnings, specific therapeutic techniques, applications to particular psychiatric disorders or psychological problems, methods of evaluation, levels of empirical support, mechanisms of change, and ethical and professional issues will be covered. Seminars will include didactic teaching, class discussions, clinical case studies, selected articles, and where possible, video footage.

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