This course will provide an overview of the theoretical orientations of the different approaches to counseling and the implications of these approaches to our understanding of human nature, illness, change, and potential. The course is intended to provide students with an outline of the therapeutic process, a brief introduction to rudimentary counseling skills, issues related to the practice of psychotherapy (e.g., ethics), and fundamental principles of counseling psychology.  This course is not designed to teach students how to conduct psychotherapy