This course will provide students with an overview of several formal theories of counseling and psychotherapy. Many of the major theories will be explored. Among the theories to be covered are RET, TA, Gestalt, Person-centered, Psychoanalytic, Bowen Systems Theory, Adlerian, Narrative Brief-Treatment approaches. We will consider the key concepts of each theory, and application practices. A wide range of teaching and learning methods will be used to facilitate learning. Most importantly, this will include case study review and skill-based practice.