Major Theory Paper 25 points Choose two major theories of interest. Using APA 6 format, for each theory, use your text and at least two original sources (e.g., articles written by the theory’s creator or acknowledged successor published in professional, peer-reviewed journals or books written by the theory’s creator/successor; at least five total) to describe the following: • Background and nature of the theory’s developer • Beliefs about human nature • Why people have problems • Role of the counselor • Role of the client • Therapeutic goals • Multicultural considerations COUN 5312: Counseling Theories and Applications 4 The third section of the paper should consist of comparing and contrasting the theories using the following: • Major points • Consistencies and inconsistencies between and within theories (compare/contrast) • Personal reaction to each Each paper then, should look something like this: Introduction Theory I Background and Nature of the Theory’s Developer Witty and insightful text goes here. Beliefs about Human Nature Etc. Why People Have Problems Etc. Role of the Counselor Etc. Role of the Client Etc. Therapeutic Goals Etc. Multicultural Considerations Etc. Theory II Background and Nature of the Theory’s Developer Ditto with the other headings covered for Theory I Comparison and Contrast Major Points Etc. Consistencies and Inconsistencies Etc. Personal Reaction Etc. Conclusion Papers should consist of at least eight full pages of content, which does not include title, abstract, or reference pages. Please upload a copy of each of your four non-text sources along with your COUN 5312: Counseling Theories and Applications 5 paper to Blackboard before class time on the due date. Videos and other textbooks may not be used as sources. Sources should consist of books or articles by the founder of the theory, and all sources should be text, not webpages, audio, or video. For books used as original sources, please upload a scanned copy of the cover and copyright pages. For e-books, include screenshots of the cover and copyright pages. Articles should be copies of the actual articles, not links. Please note that readings or other material assigned in class count as part of the textbook, whether they come from Corey or not. Also, please remember that this is primarily a research paper. In the two theory sections, virtually every sentence should have a supporting citation. No more than 1/3 of each theory section should cite Corey. Must use the following references only: References Barrett, W. (2009). What Is Existentialism? Saturday Evening Post, 232(21), 44-130. Buchholz, M. B. (2015). Growth: What reconciliation of conflicts could mean. A lesson from the history of psychoanalysis. International Forum Of Psychoanalysis, 24(2), 88-95. doi:10.1080/0803706X.2012.738309. Corey, G., & California State University. (2013). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Belmont, Calif: Wadsworth. Solomon, R. C. (1985). From rationalism to existentialism: The existentialists and their nineteenth-century backgrounds. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Stern, D. B. (2013). Field Theory in Psychoanalysis, Part 2: Bionian Field Theory and Contemporary Interpersonal/Relational Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 23(6), 630-645. doi:10.1080/10481885.2013.851548.
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