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PYCH 916 Introduction to Psychotherapy (4).  

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Kansas City, KS 66160
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The student will observe and participate in individual and group psychotherapy sessions in outpatient as well as inpatient settings. Child and adolescent patients as well as adult patients will be involved. These psychotherapy experiences will include: 1) Inpatient group psychotherapy for adult patients with an affective disorder 2) Inpatient group psychotherapy for adult patients with a substance use disorder 3) Inpatient group psychotherapy with acting-out adolescents 4) Family psychotherapy with parents of psychiatric child inpatients 5) Outpatient adult group psychotherapy with patients suffering from panic disorder 6) Outpatient adult group psychotherapy with patients suffering from a schizoaffective disorder 7) Outpatient adult individual cognitive therapy in a family practice setting 8) Outpatient adult interpersonal psychotherapy with less psychiatrically ill patients 9) Outpatient individual diagnosis specific psychotherapy. In addition, the student will provide brief, problem-focused individual psychotherapy three times weekly to at least one patient hospitalized on the adult inpatient service under the immediate supervision of Dr. Elizabeth C. Penick that will include a review of audiotaped psychotherapy sessions. The student will be provided a list of readings which he will discuss on a weekly basis with Dr. Penick. At the completion of the program, the student will have received a broad comprehensive introduction to the more commonly used approaches to psychotherapy.



Course credit hours are indicated in parentheses after the course title.

Updated 07/23/2014