MHT 220

Therapeutic Interventions

This course provides an overview of various therapeutic approaches and interventions used to promote mental health and well-being. The course will cover a range of therapeutic modalities, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, humanistic therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions. Students will study the theoretical foundations of these approaches, as well as their practical application in clinical settings. The course will also explore the role of the therapist in facilitating therapeutic change, including the importance of building a strong therapeutic alliance, using evidence-based interventions, and adapting treatment to the unique needs and preferences of each client. Additionally, students will explore how culture, gender, and other diversity factors can influence the therapeutic process, and the importance of addressing these factors in treatment. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to practice key therapeutic skills, such as active listening, empathy, and effective communication. They will also learn how to conduct assessments and develop treatment plans based on client needs and goals. By the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the principles and practices of therapeutic interventions and be equipped to apply this knowledge to a range of clinical settings and populations. Pre-req MHT 100