Contemporary Family Therapy and Spiritual Care

College Regis College
Instructor(s) Buhagar, Desmond C.
Course Code RGP6565HS
NOTE: Basic degree students enrol in RGP3565HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

This course will examine and compare Contemporary Family Systems Therapies, with introductory exposure to Transgenerational (Bowen); Contextual (Boszormenyi-Nagy); Milan Systemic (Boscolo, Cecchin, Hoffman); Structural (Minuchin), Strategic (Haley); Experiential (Satir and Whittaker), and Object Relations (Fairbairn, Klein, Wlnnicott) Therapies, with the inclusion of spiritual care perspectives on these models. This course is designed to address requirements from the Entry-to-Practice Competency Profile for Registered Psychotherapists (RP), Ontario, for: "Foundations" (1.1-1.5), "Collegial & lnterprofessional Relationships (2.1-2.3), and "Therapeutic Process" (4.1-4.7). Theological reflection and pastoral integration of current psychotherapeutic research and practice will be emphasized.

Schedule Mon
Start Time 18:00
End Time 21:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 5
Maximum Enrolment 24
Program Requirement While this course is mainly intended for psychotherapists, pastoral counsellors (PCE), institutional spiritual care providers (CPE), and family therapists (AAMFT/OAMFT), it will also be of interest to those who are not counselling professionals, but who may provide multi-cultural and multi-faith care in public and private settings.
Enrolment Notes

Max 24 (Grad & BD)

Additional Notes

This course was previously taught under the title 'Family Therapy in Pastoral Perspective'

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Previously Offered Winter 2019
Currently Offered Winter 2020