A comprehensive review of fundamental concepts in personality theories and their applications to counseling and psychopathology, with special focus on explicating the relationship between theory and practice. Key elements and concepts: identifying the strengths and limitations of each of the major theories, as well as commonalities and divergences among them. The course will help students formulate an initial personal theory of counseling from which to build as they evolve through the program. Exploration of Psychoanalytic, Behavioral, Person Centered, Gestalt, Cognitive, and Perceptual-phenomenological theories are among the course foci. Cross-listed as COUN 502.