|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||6
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Define the history and basic assumptions of Gestalt therapies.
2) Identify the basic techniques used in Gestalt therapies.
3) Distinguish the different aspects of Gestalt therapies from other psychotherapy approaches.
4) Interpret how Gestalt therapies are utilized in different problems.
5) Be informed about the psychotherapy process in general.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||The main aim of the course is to introduce basic concepts and techniques of Gestalt therapy. Students who take this course learn the underlying assumptions of Gestalt therapy by analysis of cases that utilize Gestalt therapy. The topics that will be covered through the course as follows: Development of Gestalt therapies, Self, Techniques of awareness, Awareness of the body, techniques of Gestalt therapy, Ego boundaries, Dream Works, Orientation of ?here and now?, case analyses.
|1st Week ||Getting Started|
|2nd Week ||What is Psychotherapy|
|3rd Week ||What is Gestalt Psychotherapy|
|4th Week ||Development of Gestalt Psychotherapy|
|5th Week ||Awareness and Consciousness|
|6th Week ||Therapeutic Relationship|
|7th Week ||The Use of Life Context in Psychotherapy|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Planning Treatment|
|10th Week ||Awareness Techniques|
|11th Week ||Orientation of Here and Now|
|12th Week ||Dream Works|
|13th Week ||Case Studies|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Brownell, P. (2010). Gestalt therapy: A guide to contemporary practice. NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Perls, F. S., Hefferline, R., & Goodman, P. (1977). Gestalt therapy: Excitement and growth in the human personality. NY: The Gestalt Journal Press.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Questions/Answers,Practice,Project,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||60|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||40|
|Preparation for Quiz||4||6||24|
|Individual or group work||14||4||56|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||30||30|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||20||20|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||5,8|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||6|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English