This module considers the main theoretical orientations that underlie the study of Psychology. It aims to critically consider the Psychodynamic, Behaviouristic, Cognitive, Humanistic and Biological Perspectives on key issues in Psychology. A historical perspective on how the theories evolved will be taken . The module engages the student to discuss the validity of each theory as an explanatory framework to human behaviour.
This module aims to develop an understanding of the key psychological perspectives and theories in counselling. It helps participants to reflect on the nature of counselling and engages them to discuss the relevant skills in practice.