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Online Psychotherapy Training Course

Introduction to Reality Therapy

This introductory course on reality therapy presents an overview of key concepts, including: view of human nature; role of the therapist; goals; process and techniques; applications; and strengths and limitations.

$25.00

THY-RT-100

1 CE

Credit

This introductory course on reality therapy presents an overview of key concepts, including: background information, particularly the contributions of Dr. William Glasser, view of human nature, role of the therapist, goals, process and techniques, example applications, and strengths and limitations.

Learning Goal

By the end of the course, the participant will have a basic understanding of Reality Therapy.

Learning Objectives

  • Define reality therapy and summarize contributions of Dr. William Glasser.
  • Summarize reality therapy’s view of human nature.
  • Describe the role of the reality therapist.
  • Summarize the goals of reality therapy.
  • Identity techniques of reality therapy.
  • Summarize one popular application of reality therapy, as well as the steps incorporating goals and techniques.
  • Identify and differentiate strengths and limitations of reality therapy.

Course Modules

The first module of this course provides both an introductory video to the course, as well as an introduction to reality therapy, including background information on the work of the founder of reality therapy, William Glasser, and factors influencing the development of reality therapy.

In the second module, an overview of reality therapy’s view of human nature is presented.

The third module reviews the role of the therapist in reality therapy, with an emphasis on the concepts of choice and change.

In the fourth module, the goals of reality therapy are discussed, with an emphasis on the six criteria to judge healthy behaviour.

An overview of the process of reality therapy and the key techniques used in reality therapy will be explored in module five, with an emphasis on the approach’s focus on action-oriented techniques.

The sixth provides an overview of one contemporary application of reality therapy, the WDEP system. An overview of the steps incorporating goals and techniques is also presented.

In the seventh module, strengths and limitations of the reality therapy approach to psychotherapy are examined.

The course concludes with five (5) quiz questions to review what you have learned.

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