GPSA824 (formerly 524) Treatment Techniques: Symbolic and Emotional Communication (3 credits)

Thursday, 4:50 – 7:10pm GPSA 824 Treatment Techniques: Symbolic and Emotional Communication/DeLia

In individual treatment, what the person says and does not say, what is felt and not felt, what is enacted and not spoken is put into words. Metaphor and Symbolic verbal and nonverbal communication come in many forms, and these manifestations assist in the understanding of treatment dynamics that motivate the person in the consulting room and in daily life. Through readings, classroom discussion, case presentation and individual research, this course will explore the many forms of communication in treatment.