An Introduction to Psychological Perspectives I (Psychodynamic Perspective, and Behavioural Perspective) with Islamic-scientific Perspective

Psychodynamic Perspective: An Islamic-scientific evaluation

Aims/Objectives

Evaluation of Psychodynamic perspective from Islamic-scientific point of view.

  1. Describe Islamic-scientific perspective on the influence of unconscious factors to human behaviours
  2. Evaluate psychodynamic theories from Freudian psychoanalysis to neo-Freudian theories from Islamic-scientific perspective
  3. Apply psychodynamic models to counselling, psychotherapies and various psychology sub-disciplines form Islamic-scientific perspective.
  4. Integrate Islamic-scientific psychodynamic model to the broader biopsychosocial-spiritual model

Coverage (5hrs for each, plus 1 hr Q&A / discussion)

  1. Biography of Sigmund Freud and other neo-Freudians e.g. Carl Jung, Alfred Adler, Erik Erikson and Karen Horney
  2. Historical context Freudian psychoanalysis and later psychodynamic, with addition from Islamic psychological history.
  3. Basic concepts of Freudian psychoanalysis and later psychodynamic, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  4. Psychodynamic model of health, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  5. Psychodynamic model of abnormality, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  6. Psychodynamic model of counselling and psychotherapy, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  7. Psychodynamic model in other areas of psychology, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  8. How does Islamic-scientific psychodynamic model fit the broader biopsychosocial-spiritual model.

Behavioural Perspective: An Islamic-scientific evaluation

Aims/Objectives

Evaluation of behaviourism from Islamic-scientific point of view

  1. Describe Islamic-scientific perspective on the influence of environmental factors to human behaviours
  2. Evaluate behaviourism from Islamic-scientific perspective
  3. Apply behaviourism to counselling, psychotherapies and various psychology sub-disciplines from Islamic-scientific perspective.
  4. Integrate Islamic-scientific behavioural model to the broader biopsychosocial-spiritual model

Coverage (5hrs for each, plus 1 hr Q&A / discussion)

  1. Biography of J.B. Watson and B.F. Skinner and other behaviour therapists e.g. Joseph Wolpe and Hans Eysenck
  2. Historical context of early behaviourism and later behaviourism, with addition from Islamic psychological history.
  3. Basic concepts of behaviourism, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  4. Behavioural model of health, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  5. Behavioural model of abnormality, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  6. Behavioural model of counselling and psychotherapy, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  7. Behavioural model in other areas of psychology, plus Islamic-scientific perspective
  8. How does Islamic-scientific behavioural model fit the broader biopsychosocial-spiritual model.