phe5chc contemp human couns



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject explores in-depth contemporary humanistic theories and other theoretical developments in counselling in the light of humanistic principles and practices. For example, Relational, Integrative and Constructivist perspectives will be considered, which respectively, reflect the increasing appreciation of the role of the therapeutic relationship, the plurality of counselling approaches, and the postmodern view of the role of social construction in both our inter and intra-subjective experiences.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDell Horey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all subjects from PHE4CTA, PHE4EPP, PHE4GRP, PHE4CTB, PHE4RBA, PHE4APC.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to students enrolled in the Master of Counselling.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHumanistic psychotherapies: handbook of research and practicePrescribedCain, D & Seeman, J (eds) 2002AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON DC.
ReadingsInterpersonal process in therapy: an integrative modelRecommendedTeyber, E 20065TH EDN, THOMSON BROOKS/COLE, BELMONT CA.
ReadingsThe art of intregrative counselingRecommendedCorey, G 20092ND EDN, THOMSON BROOKS/COLE, BELMONT CA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To demonstrate a depper knowledge of humanistic principles and practices in the contemporary context

worskhop, enquiry-based learning

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