Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707004552016INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOTHERAPIESElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course, the students will be able to recognize psychotherapy and related concepts, healing factors in psychotherapy, different psychotherapy techniques, application areas of psychotherapies, differentiate psychotherapy techniques for a known case, evaluate psychotherapy effectiveness studies and understand the ethical responsibilities of psychotherapist.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Serap Tekinsav Sütcü
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to define psychotherapy and related concepts
2To be able to understand different psychotherapy techniques
3To be aware of ethical responsibilities of psychotherapist
4To be able to evaluate the effectiveness of psychotherapy.
5To be able to distinguish the psychotherapy techniques that can be applied to a given case
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course; definition of psychotherapy and related concepts, history of psychotherapies, variables affecting psychotherapy, healing factors in psychotherapies, classification of psychotherapies, ethical principles in psychotherapies, psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapies, short dynamic therapies, behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, schema therapy, rational emotive therapy, solution- oriented therapy , the present and future of psychotherapies.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course: Scope, importance, rules, teaching and evaluation methodsIntroduction and examination of course content
2History of psychotherapy, definition, variables affecting psychotherapy, healing factorsReading [Tangör, (1997)
3Ethical principles in psychotherapyTPD Code of Ethics
4Ethical principles in psychotherapy (continued)TPD Code of Ethics
5Psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic therapies, short dynamic therapies (similarities and differences)Reading [Tangor (1997) (pp. 89-123); Köroğlu and Türkçapar, (2009) (part 1)]
6Rational and behavioral therapy Behavioral therapy techniques (systematic desensitization, flooding)Reading Film viewing (history of psychology - Wolpe systematic desensitization) TPD relaxation exercises CD
7Behavioral therapy techniques (implosive, modeling, aversive therapies
8Midterm
9Rational, basic concepts of cognitive therapy, therapy processReading ([Köroğlu and Türkçapar, (2009) (Chapter 3)]
10Techniques used in cognitive therapyReading ([Köroğlu and Türkçapar, (2009) (Chapter 3)]
11Schema Therapy basic concepts, techniques
12The rationale of rational emotive therapy, concepts and techniques usedReading ([Köroğlu and Türkçapar, (2009) (part 2)]
13Solution-oriented therapyReading Murdock (2012)
14The present and future of psychotherapies
15Discussion: Effectiveness of psychotherapiesFeedback to the course
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Tangör, A. (1997) Psikoterapiler El Kitabı. Ege psikiyatri sürekli yayınları. Corsini ve Wedding (2012). Modern Psikoterapiler. Kaknüs yayınları. Köroğlu, H. ve Türkçapar, H. (2009). Psikoterapi Yöntemleri: Kuramlar ve Uygulama Yönergeleri Murdock, N (2012) Psikolojik danışma ve psikoterapi kuramları. Nobel akademik yayıncılık Levenson, H. (2013). Kısa dinamik terapi. Psikoterapi Enstitüsü Eğitim Yayınları
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5210
Individual Study for Final Examination919
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
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