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Person-centred Basics: Janet Tolan on Subtle Contact

The fifth in our occasional series of person-centred fundamentals. “There is a further way in which we make contact with each other. There seems to be no term for it in Western psychological thought, and so I will call it … Continue reading

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Person-Centred Basics – Janet Tolan on Listening to the whole person

This is is the first of an occasional series we are launching, refreshing some basics of person-centred theory. We are beginning with Janet Tolan, on the importance of affording the core conditions to self-structure. ‘Listening to the whole person One … Continue reading

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Counselling as effective as CBT for ‘depression’: Research evidence Thank you, Carol Wolter-Gustafson, Jo Hilton and The Society for Humanistic Psychology, Division 32’s Facebook page for this link. Click on the title to go to Carol’s post. Or here is … Continue reading

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Person-Centred Therapy: Brian Thorne Click on the title to go straight to the PDF version of the essay….. This is a SUPERB essay by Brian. A must for anyone training, working or interested in the person-centred approach. It’s essentially a … Continue reading

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Dave Mearns on the Person Centred Approach & Theory

Nice little snippet of Dave talking about general and idiographic theory in the PCA….

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Carl Rogers & Gloria Pt 1

Carl Roger’s famous session with Gloria. Here are the remaining parts of this film:-

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The Velveteen Rabbit: Margery Williams – Becoming Real

“Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.’ … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers: Talking about Empathy in 1974

Thanks to Joanne Hamilton and Carol Wolter-Gustafson for drawing our attention to this Rogers’ film.

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Viktor Frankl on Love & Actualizing

“Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is … Continue reading

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