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Brian Thorne on the awesome task of the person-centred therapist

‘The person-centred therapist is charged with the awesome task of becoming fully human and the core conditions are the applied practice of that task. It is as if the work of the professional therapist in the person-centred tradition constitutes a … Continue reading

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Use of self in therapy – Brian Thorne

‘In the last year of his life Carl Rogers give a remarkable interview to Michele Baldwin on the use of self in therapy. It would seem that Rogers was in a particularly expansive mood, and although he could not have … Continue reading

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Brian Thorne on the person-centered therapist’s ‘family within’

‘Compassion for the body will be a cornerstone of the person centred therapist’s spiritual discipline but so, too, will be an acceptant and empathic response to his or her inner world where conflicting voices and a confusing array of configurations … Continue reading

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