This module explores the wide array of human issues that the practice of psychotherapy, counselling and coaching sets out to address. Students will gain an insight into:

  • ethical considerations and codes of practice
  • issues of power in the therapeutic and coaching relationship
  • the implications of sexuality, cross-cultural and gender issues
  • emotion and human relationships
  • time-limited and open-ended therapy and coaching
  • the concepts of Mental Health and Illness and the implications of these concepts in the health care system
  • loss and bereavement