Course Description for Theories in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

MHS6404: Theories in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
The purpose of the course is to provide an overview of theories of counseling and psychotherapy, with an emphasis on mental health and clinical application of these theories. The course will focus on counseling theory, both in general and within the field of mental health counseling. Through readings, discussions, and observations students will gain a better understanding of human behavior and the issues confronted daily by those involved in clinical settings. Major counseling theories will be examined, applied, and translated to practice.