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DSST Fundamentals of Counseling: Study Guide & Test Prep



As you get ready to take the DSST Fundamentals of Counseling exam, utilize the flexible study tools in our test prep course to increase your knowledge and boost your confidence. Learn more about the format of the exam by taking our brief quizzes and practice exam, which have questions similar to those on the exam itself.


  • Ch 1. The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Ch 2. The Professional Counselor
  • Ch 3. Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
  • Ch 4. Human Growth & Development in Childhood
  • Ch 5. Human Growth & Development in Adolescence
  • Ch 6. Human Growth & Development in Adulthood
  • Ch 7. Psychodynamic Theories & Approaches
  • Ch 8. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
  • Ch 9. Behavioral, Humanistic & Experiential Approaches to Counseling
  • Ch 10. Systems Theories in Psychology
  • Ch 11. Social & Cultural Aspects of Counseling
  • Ch 12. The Counseling Process
  • Ch 13. School Counseling
  • Ch 14. Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Ch 15. Group Counseling
  • Ch 16. Overview of Career Counseling
  • Ch 17. Decision Making Skills, Processes & Models
  • Ch 18. Understanding Measurements in Research
  • Ch 19. DSST Fundamentals of Counseling Flashcards


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