2 August 2018

Group Process in Cognitive Modalities in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 course credit hours) explores group dynamics and professional functioning as related to cognitive modalities in psychotherapy, examining experiential and theoretical factors with a focus on CRPO professional competencies. Within a small group context, there will be emphasis on developmental processes, power dynamics, leadership influences and conflict resolution. Attention will also be given to deepening an understanding of cognitive modalities within a therapeutic relationship. The class will function as a learning space in which issues and themes related to group dynamics are examined and processed.

Year Three - WINTER Semester

ICS 152818 W19
Mondays, 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Cognitive Modalities in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 academic course credit hours) will focus on theories and methods related to cognitive-based therapeutic interventions. These include cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), stress reduction (MBSR), self-compassion therapy (MSC), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Attention will be given to the integration of mindfulness practice into the therapeutic relationship. Priority is given to the safe and effective use of self and confidentiality within the therapeutic relationship. This course will be of interest to students preparing for certification in the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Year Three - WINTER Semester

ICS 152812 W19
Mondays, 9:00am - 11:50am
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Group Process in Psychopathology and Addictions in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 course credit hours) explores group dynamics and professional functioning as related to psychopathology and addictions in psychotherapy. It examines experiential and theoretical factors with a focus on CRPO professional competencies. Within a small group context there will be emphasis on developmental processes, power dynamics, leadership influences and conflict resolution. Attention will also be given to deepening an understanding of psychopathology and addictions within a therapeutic relationship. The class will function as a learning space in which issues and themes related to group dynamics are examined and processed.

Year Three - FALL Semester

ICS 152817 F18
Rev. Dr. Lawrence Beech
Mondays, 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Psychopathology and Addictions in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 academic course credit hours) teaches the student basic concepts and skills related to a psychotherapeutic awareness of psychopathology and addictions. Areas of study include depression, bipolar, borderline, anger management, and crisis response. Priority is given to the safe and effective use of self, confidentiality, and self-care within the therapeutic relationship. Students gain an awareness of transference and counter-transference through an ethical, clinical and spiritually-integrated therapeutic framework. This course will be of interest to students preparing for certification in the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Year Three - FALL Semester

ICS 152811 F18
Mondays, 9:00am - 11:50am
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Group Process in Sexuality and Intimacy in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 course credit hours) explores group dynamics and professional functioning in relation to sexuality and intimacy in psychotherapy. It examines experiential and theoretical factors with a focus on CRPO professional competencies. Within a small group context there will be emphasis on developmental processes, power dynamics, leadership influences and conflict resolution. Attention will also be given to deepening an understanding of sexuality and intimacy within a therapeutic relationship. The class will function as a learning space in which issues and themes related to group dynamics are examined and processed.

Year Two - WINTER Semester

ICS 152816 W19
Mondays, 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Sexuality and Intimacy in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 academic course credit hours) teaches the student basic concepts and skills related to developing a clinical awareness of sexuality and intimacy in psychotherapy. Priority is given to the safe and effective use of self, confidentiality, and self-care within the therapeutic relationship. The course explores sexuality and intimacy in relation to power and privilege, trauma and abuse, cultural diversity, and shame through an ethical, clinical, and spiritually-integrated psychotherapeutic framework. This course will be of interest to students preparing for certification in the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Year Two - WINTER Semester

ICS 152810 W19
Rev. Dr. Lawrence Beech
Mondays, 9:00am - 11:50am
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Group Process in Psychodynamic Therapies

This one-semester course (36 course credit hours) explores group dynamics and professional functioning in relation to psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapy. It examines experiential and theoretical factors with a focus on CRPO professional competencies. Within a small group context there will be emphasis on developmental processes, power dynamics, leadership influences and conflict resolution. Attention will also be given to deepening an understanding of psychodynamic psychotherapy within a therapeutic relationship. The class will function as a learning space in which issues and themes related to group dynamics are examined and processed.

Year Two - FALL Semester

ICS 152815 F18
Rev. Dr. Lawrence Beech, Dr. James Olthuis
Mondays, 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Psychodynamic Therapies

This one-semester course (36 academic course credit hours) teaches the student basic concepts and skills in self-psychology and psychodynamic therapies that prepare students to work with clients. Priority is given to the safe and effective use of self, confidentiality, and self-care within the therapeutic relationship. The course includes components of psychotherapy that involve such concepts as empathy, present moment awareness, and a healthy therapeutic alliance, Students gain an awareness of transference and counter-transference through an ethical, clinical and spiritually-integrated therapeutic framework. This course will be of interest to students preparing for certification in the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Year Two - FALL Semester

ICS 152809 F18
Rev. Dr. Lawrence Beech, Dr. James Olthuis
Mondays, 9:00am - 11:50am
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Group Process in Systemic and Collaborative Therapies

This one-semester course (36 course credit hours) explores group dynamics and professional functioning in relation to systemic and collaborative modalities of psychotherapy. It examines experiential and theoretical factors with a focus on CRPO professional competencies. Within a small group context there will be emphasis on developmental processes, power dynamics, leadership influences and conflict resolution. Attention will also be given to deepening an understanding of systemic and collaborative psychotherapy within a therapeutic relationship. The class will function as a learning space in which issues and themes related to group dynamics are examined and processed.

Year One - WINTER Semester

ICS 152814 W19
Rev. Dr. Lawrence Beech
Mondays, 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Systemic and Collaborative Therapies

This one-semester course (36 academic course credit hours) teaches the student basic concepts and skills in systemic and collaborative therapies that include family systems theory, attachment theory, interpersonal psychotherapy, narrative therapy and solution focussed therapy. Priority is given to the safe and effective use of self, confidentiality, and self-care within the therapeutic relationship. The course explores power and privilege, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, and cultural diversity through an ethical, clinical, and spiritually-integrated psychotherapeutic framework. This course will be of interest to students preparing for certification in the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Year One - WINTER Semester

ICS 152808 W19
Rev. Dr. Lawrence Beech
Mondays, 9:00am - 11:50am
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Group Process in Professional Competencies of Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 course credit hours) examines group process and professional functioning in psychotherapy from the perspective of the CRPO professional competencies. There will be an emphasis on developmental process, power dynamics, leadership influences, safe and effective use of self, and the process of supervision. Attention will also be given to deepening an understanding of professional competencies within a therapeutic relationship. The class will function as a learning space in which issues and themes related to group dynamics are examined and processed.

Year One - FALL Semester

ICS 152813 F18
Mondays, 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus

Professional Competencies in Psychotherapy

This one-semester course (36 academic course credit hours) teaches basic professional CRPO competencies that prepare students to work with clients in a psychotherapeutic relationship. Priority is given to the safe and effective use of self, confidentiality, and self-care in a clinical setting. The course includes components of psychotherapy that involve such tasks as assessment, record keeping, intake procedures, and closure with clients. Students gain an awareness of such psychotherapeutic concepts as transference, counter-transference and the therapeutic alliance through an ethical, clinical, and spiritually-integrated framework.

Year One - FALL Semester

ICS 152807 F18
Mondays, 9:00am - 11:50am
Location: TCPCE

Syllabus