A ten week course covering:

  1. scheme for classifying and analysing psychotherapy and counselling approaches
  2. why interpersonal problems do not spontaneously resolve, and theories of people getting ‘stuck’
  3. addiction as an explanation of ‘stuckness’
  4. personality and its use as an explanation of resistance or inability to change, or as a source of resilience
  5. theories of how personality develops and how, if at all, it changes
  6. psychoanalytic theories of personality in professional practice and popular culture
  7. Schema theory and cognitive approaches to psychotherapy
  8. Group psychotherapy and theories of interpersonal change factors
  9. Narrative theories
  10. Synthesis