Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Principles and Techniques In Contemporary Psychological Counselling EPH 519 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜMİT SAHRANÇ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res.Assist. Eda Biçener

Course Category
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to enable students to understand the philosophical and theoretical foundations of contemporary psychological counseling approaches, the principles and techniques they use. In addition, the psychological problems in which the relevant theories are more effective, case conceptualization according to the relevant theories and to ensure that they distinguish between the insufficient and superior aspects of each other.

Course Content

Beginning and history of current counseling approaches

Important current approaches

Concepts, techniques and methods used in current approaches

Effectiveness of current approaches in various problem areas

Case Presentations

Evaluation of theories

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows the development and current status of current approaches. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Knows the theoretical foundations and basic concepts of current counseling approaches. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Knows case conceptualization in each of the current approaches Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Explain how consultation planning and evaluation processes are in each of the current approaches Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Explain the methods and techniques used in current approaches. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Knows the effectiveness and criticism aspects of current approaches. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is psychological counseling and psychotherapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
2 Brief dynamic psychotherapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
3 Brief dynamic psychotherapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
4 Emotion-focused therapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
5 Emotion-focused therapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
6 Schema therapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
7 Midterm exam
8 Schema therapy Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
9 Creative art therapies Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
10 Creative art therapies Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
11 Developmental neurobiology and attachment Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
12 Developmental neurobiology and attachment Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
13 Evaluating theories with case studies Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
14 Evaluating theories with case studies Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Cozolino, L. (2010). The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Healing the Brain (Second Edition). NY: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Greenberg, L. S. (2011). Emotion Focused Therapy. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
Levenson, H. (2011). Süresi Sınırlı Dinamik Psikoterapi. İstanbul: Psikoterapi Enstitüsü Yayınları.
Prochaska, J. O. & Norcross, J. C. (2010). Systems od Psychotherapy: A Transtheoretical Analysis. Belmont CA: Brooks/Cole Gengage Larning.
Schore, A. N. (2012). Gelişimsel Nörobiyoloji ve Bağlanma Kuramı. İstanbul: Psikoterapi Enstitüsü Yayınları.
Schore, A. N. (2012). Duygulanımın Düzenlenmesi ve Kendiliğin Onarımı. İstanbul: Psikoterapi Enstitüsü Yayınları. 
Young, J. E., Klosko, J. S. & Weishaar, M. E. (2009). Şema Terapi. İstanbul: Litera Yayıncılık.

Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 25
2. Kısa Sınav 25
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 6 12
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 160
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.4
dersAKTSKredisi 6