2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Dec 01, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 6640 - Psychotherapy With Individuals


(5 cr.: 3 cr. didactic, 2 cr. practicum) Psychotherapy involves giving more than “good advice.” For the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) to be effective, deliberate approaches to therapy must be used that are consistent with evidence-based practices. Learners in this course are introduced to a variety of therapeutic techniques that can be used during psychotherapy sessions with individuals across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based applications of various therapeutic approaches for a wide range of psychiatric issues. The focus of the practicum experience is on psychotherapeutic approaches with individuals. Note: The practicum is 144 hrs.



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