Week 8_Benchmark – Major Counseling Theories Comparison Paper

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.