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PSYC 310 Clinical Psychology (1)

This course provides an overview of the science and profession of clinical psychology, highlighting the treatment of psychological disorders through psychotherapy. Methods of empirically evaluating the effectiveness of various therapeutic interventions (for example, through randomized controlled trials) is a key aspect of the course. Multiple theoretical frameworks will be covered, including psychoanalytic and humanistic therapies. Emphasis will be placed on modern evidence-based therapies, including cognitive behavioral and acceptance-based interventions. This course includes only minor coverage of specific diagnoses, which are covered in more depth in PSYC 335 and PSYC 337.

  • General Education Requirement: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
  • Prerequisite: PSYC 210
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Stephenson