Throughout the course, you have studied and written about a number of
counseling theories that are used as the basis for the counseling
profession. In this paper, choose a theory and compare it against each
of the following three theories:
- Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
Choose a theory that you have studied in this course. Do not choose
one of the three theories listed above.
Compare your selected theory against the three theories listed above.
Write a 1,500-2,000-word paper discussing your theory comparisons.
Include the following in your paper:
Part 1: Selected Theory
- Founding theorist(s) for the selected theory
interventions for the selected theory
- At least three main
concepts of the selected theory
Part 2: Cognitive Behavior Theory (CBT)
- Founding theorist(s) for CBT
- Standard interventions
- Similarities and differences between your selected
theory and CBT
Part 3: Solution-Focused Theory
- Founding theorist(s) for solution-focused theory
- Standard interventions for solution-focused theory
- Similarities and differences between your selected theory and
Part 4: Psychoanalysis
- Founding theorist(s) for psychoanalysis
interventions for psychoanalysis
- Similarities and
differences between your selected theory and psychoanalysis
Include at least three scholarly references in your paper in
addition to the course textbook.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA
Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.