NEW332H1: Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Hours: 
36L

Evaluates the relationship between Buddhist psychology and the practice of Western psychotherapy. Areas that will be studied include positive psychology, psychoanalysis, cognitive-behaviour therapy, mindfulness meditation and Jungian psychology. Comparisons with original Buddhist teachings and commentaries will be made.

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)