Psychology of Counselling and Psychotherapy

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology of Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Pre-requisites: 4PSYC001W Social Psychology, 4PSYC002W Cognitive Psychology The primary aims of this module are to facilitate students’ understanding of some of the key counselling and psychotherapeutic theories and frameworks and to enable students to evaluate the various approaches in terms of the available research evidence along with current debates about the nature of psychotherapy and psychotherapy related research. This module does not prepare students to become Counselling Psychologists but will give students a sound basis for understanding and identifying the further study and training required to become a Counselling Psychologist. Assessment: Group Presentation (30%) ; Exam (70%).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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