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An experience of working with Carl Rogers

This begins with an account of the therapeutic experience, and then Carl’s comment:- ‘”It becomes increasingly difficult to write these reports – whatever is happening becomes steadier and softer – has more continuity, so that separate events don’t stand out … Continue reading

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Gillian Proctor on power in person-centered therapy

‘Rogers challenged the power inherent in the role of the therapist in many revolutionary ways. Rogers’ person-centred theory is based on the principle of respect for each individual and their autonomy. It is a radical theory of therapy and is … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers on the term ‘client’

‘Client-Centered Therapy DR: In respect to client-centered therapy, I thought I would start with a series of questions on the terminology you devised for your theories. When did you decide to use the term client, rather than patient? CR: I … Continue reading

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