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Introductory Postmodern Theory for Counselors and Therapists: A Dramatized Introduction to Postmodernism for Therapists and Counselors

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In this dramatized enactment, Jack (a philosophy student) uses a little magic to introduce Jill (a counseling student) to two deceased philosophers who have somehow managed to come back to life. The philosophers are Ludwig Wittgenstein and Jean-Francois Lyotard, twentieth century authors who have been critical to the postmodern movement. Because Jill is a counseling student, she asks the simple questions that all therapists and counselors want to ask of postmodern philosophers, and they answer her questions simply and patiently. The film is 54 minutes long. If you would like to see a free 2 minute preview, go to the course detail page and look for the link to a preview.

This course is based on the dvd, Introductory Postmodern Theory for Counselors and Therapists: A Dramatized Introduction to Postmodernism for Therapists and Counselors created by Lois Shawver: Scriptwriter and Narrator, Ludo Gielen: Producer and Director, and Pascale Wouters, Peter Aersten, Bernard Bruggeman, Steven de Lelie, Ludo Gielen: Actors in 0.

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Course Material Authors

Lois Shawver: Scriptwriter and Narrator
Ludo Gielen: Producer and Director
Pascale Wouters, Peter Aersten, Bernard Bruggeman, Steven de Lelie, Ludo Gielen: Actors

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is for therapists who are curious about the concept of “postmodern therapy” and want to see postmoderns answer simple questions directly.

Course Objectives:

  1. Apply postmodern ideas to your own preferred clinical model.

  2. Explain the primary concepts of postmodern thinking as reflected in the works of the philosophers Ludwig Wittgenstein and Jean-Francois Lyotard.

  3. Discuss what postmodern conversation brings to interpersonal relationships.

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Course Number 101190
5 credit hours
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