PSYC662-19W (C) Whole Year 2019

Advanced Topics in Clinical Psychology II

30 points
18 Feb 2019 - 10 Nov 2019


Coverage of advanced topics in clinical psychology that builds upon previous courses in psychopathology, assessment, and intervention. Topics will include: advanced cognitive behaviour therapy strategies and techniques, schema therapy, interpersonal therapy, couples and family therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, and cultural issues in psychotherapy. Limited to students admitted into the clinical psychology programme.


(1) PSYC651, PSYC653, PSYC654 (2) Entry is subject to approval of the Head of Department

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Psychology - Sociology 437 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Timetable Note

Please see 2018 course outline for detailed timetable information.

Course Coordinator

Eileen Britt


Students are advised to consult the course outline on Learn for detailed timetable information.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Andrews, D.A., & Bonta, J; The Psychology of Criminal Conduct; 5th Ed; Anderson Publishing Co, 2010.

Klerman, G.L., Weissman, M.M., Rounsaville, B.J., & Chevron, E.S; Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression; Jason Aronson Publishers Inc, 1984 (reprinted 1994).

Miller, William R. , Rollnick, Stephen; Motivational interviewing : helping people change; 3rd ed; Guilford Press, 2013 (electronic access).

Rosengren, David B; Building motivational interviewing skills : a practitioner workbook; Guilford Press, 2009 (ISBN: 9781606233184 for electronic access).

Recommended Reading

Arkowitz, J., et al; Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Psychological Problems; 2nd Ed; Guilford Press, 2015.

Klerman, Gerald L. , Weissman, Myrna M; New applications of interpersonal psychotherapy; 1st ed; American Psychiatric Press, 1993.

Naar-King, Sylvie. , Suarez, Mariann; Motivational interviewing with adolescents and young adults; Guilford Press, 2011.

Nichols, M.P; The Essentials of Family Therapy; 6th Ed; Pearson, 2013.

Wagner, Christopher C. , Ingersoll, Karen S; Motivational interviewing in groups; Guilford Publications, Inc, 2013 (Correct ISBN 9781462507986 for electronic access).

Westra, H.A; Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Anxiety; Guilford Press, 2016.

Yates, Pamela M. , Prescott, David, Ward, Tony; Applying the good lives and self-regulation models to sex offender treatment : a practical guide for clinicians; Safer Society Press, 2010.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,004.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Psychology.

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