OT@NYU students can take the following courses from Counseling@NYU, the online master of arts program in Counseling and Guidance from NYU Steinhardt:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Theory and Application 3 credits
This course focuses on cognitive behavioral theory (CBT) and practice, emphasizing evidence-based assessment and interventions for emotional disorders. The course includes clinical applications of cognitive behavioral interventions for anxiety, depression, PTSD, personality disorders, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Students will be introduced to CBT approaches to stress management and mindfulness training.
Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment 3 credits
This course considers constructs and theories related to legalized and illicit drug use, abuse, and addiction across the life span. Focus is placed on the biological, psychological, and social antecedents of drug use and on the biopsychosocial consequences of drug use and dependence within developmental contexts. The course examines specific drug addictions and treatment approaches. Health psychology, counseling psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, medicine, health education, and public health perspectives are considered. The course emphasizes the interplay of the knowledge and understandings developed from these perspectives and applies this knowledge to research and counseling practice.