Major Counseling Theories Comparison Paper

Major Counseling Theories Comparison Paper

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Major Counseling Theories Comparison Paper

Throughout the course, you have studied and written about a number of counseling theories that are used as the basis for the counseling profession. In this paper, choose a theory and compare it against each  of the following three theories:

  1. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
  2. Solution-focused
  3. Psychoanalysis

Choose a theory that you have studied in this course. Do not choose one of the three theories listed above.

Compare your selected theory against the three theories listed above.

Write a 1,500-2,000-word paper discussing your theory comparisons.  Include the following in your paper:

Part 1: Selected Theory

  1. Founding theorist(s) for the selected theory
  2. Standard    interventions for the selected theory
  3. At least three main    concepts of the selected theory

Part 2: Cognitive Behavior Theory (CBT)

  1. Founding theorist(s) for CBT
  2. Standard interventions    for CBT
  3. Similarities and differences between your selected    theory and CBT

Part 3: Solution-Focused Theory

  1. Founding theorist(s) for solution-focused theory
  2. Standard interventions for solution-focused theory
  3. Similarities and differences between your selected theory and    solution-focused theory

Part 4: Psychoanalysis

  1. Founding theorist(s) for psychoanalysis
  2. Standard    interventions for psychoanalysis
  3. Similarities and    differences between your selected theory and psychoanalysis

Include at least three scholarly references in your paper in addition to the course textbook.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA  Style Guide

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered