Adjunct Faculty - Psychotherapy: Theory and Application


  • Salary Range: Approx. $1040 per credit
  • Department: School of Graduate Studies
  • Closing Date: Open until filled


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NUNM’s School of Graduate Studies is seeking an adjunct academic faculty member to teach the course: Psychotherapy: Theory and Application. Adjunct faculty members perform instructional duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the University and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.

Program: Master of Science in Integrative Mental Health

Course Name: GSMH716: Psychotherapy: Theory and Application

Term: Summer 2019
Course Credits: 2

This course is a survey of various active listening modalities that 1) represent significant developments in psychotherapeutic theory and techniques; and/or 2) have specific applicability to a holistic treatment perspective. Psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, systems-based, body-based and self-based theories are explored, and students will consider the efficacy of different methods for specific patient populations. Various theories of change are discussed and students will learn how to set therapeutic expectations, refer patients for treatment, and collaborate with members of an integrated healthcare team in support of continuity of care. Format: lecture, demonstration, class discussion.

Applicants must have education, experience, skill and knowledge in the area they will be teaching. Master’s degree in counseling or related educational field required, doctoral degree preferred.