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Text book used in class:
Theories of counseling and
psychotherapy: Systems, strategies and skills. (5th ed.). Pearson. ISBN
Demonstrate your ability to do research and apply the concepts covered throughout the course. This assignment MUST be typed, double-spaced, in APA style, 7th edition, and must be written at graduate level English. You are required to use current, evidence-based research to complete this assignment.
Select a minimum of ten current (5 years or less) research articles taken from scholarly journals (online or hard copy) on your selected topic.
The course text is not to be used for this assignment.
Paper should be 8-10 pages plus a title and reference page
For the research paper you will be comparing and contrasting 2 schools of counseling and psychotherapy.
cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy (IPT)
The Paper Must include:
Introduction (½ page maximum)
A brief summary of the content of your paper
Body of the paper (8 pages)
Compare and contrast both theories.
Discuss evidence-based research on applicability of each theory and treatment.
Present research on the pros and cons of each theory to specific populations.
What does current research reveal to be the level of applicability of your chosen theories to various cultures? Which cultures are best served by these chosen theories according to current research?
Create an original case that exemplifies, through culture as well as psychopathology, the findings of your research (this should be 1 – 1½ pages of the 8 pages in this section).
Conclusion (½ page maximum)
A brief summary that synthesizes your Introduction and Body of your paper
Remember to format your work in APA style, 7th edition
1. Evaluate research on current evidence-based practices.