Client Centred Therapy (New Ed)

Author: Carl Rogers

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178033706X

Category: Psychology

Page: 160

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Presenting the non-directive and related points of view in counselling and therapy, this book defines the progress recently made in the development of the techniques and basic philosophy of counselling.

Person-Centred Therapy

100 Key Points

Author: Paul Wilkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317656563

Category: Psychology

Page: 310

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Person-centred therapy, rooted in the experience and ideas of the eminent psychotherapist Carl Rogers, is widely practised in the UK and throughout the world. It has applications in health and social care, the voluntary sector and is relevant to work with people who are severely mentally and emotionally distressed. As well as being a valuable sourcebook and offering a comprehensive overview, this edition includes updated references and a new section on recent developments and advances. The book begins with a consideration of the principles and philosophy underpinning person-centred therapy before moving to a comprehensive discussion of the classical theory upon which practice is based. Further areas of discussion include: The model of the person, including the origins of mental and emotional distress The process of constructive change A review of revisions of and additions to person-centred theory Child development, styles of processing and configurations of self The quality of presence and working at relational depth Criticisms of the approach are addressed and rebutted and the application of theory to practice is discussed. The new final section is concerned with advances and developments in theory and practice including: Counselling for Depression The Social Dimension to Person-Centred Therapy Person-Centred Practice with People experiencing Severe and Enduring Distress and at the ‘Difficult Edge’ A Review of Research Throughout the book, attention is drawn to the wider person-centred literature to which it is a valuable key. Person-Centred Therapy will be of particular use to students, scholars and practitioners of person-centred therapy as well as to anyone who wants to know more about one of the major psychotherapeutic modalities.

The Carl Rogers Reader

Author: Carl Ransom Rogers,Howard Kirschenbaum,Valerie Land Henderson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395483572

Category: Psychology

Page: 526

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Selected from a body of Rogers' work, essays deal with his approach to psychotherapy, theory and research, and philosophies.

On Becoming a Person

A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy

Author: Carl Rogers

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 054408666X

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

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The late Carl Rogers, founder of the humanistic psychology movement, revolutionized psychotherapy with his concept of "client-centered therapy." His influence has spanned decades, but that influence has become so much a part of mainstream psychology that the ingenious nature of his work has almost been forgotten. A new introduction by Peter Kramer sheds light on the significance of Dr. Rogers's work today. New discoveries in the field of psychopharmacology, especially that of the antidepressant Prozac, have spawned a quick-fix drug revolution that has obscured the psychotherapeutic relationship. As the pendulum slowly swings back toward an appreciation of the therapeutic encounter, Dr. Rogers's "client-centered therapy" becomes particularly timely and important.

Skills in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy

Author: Janet Tolan,Rose Cameron

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473994306

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

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This bestselling classic has guided thousands of students and practitioners step-by-step through the skills and theory of the person-centred approach. Fully updated, this Third Edition includes numerous new exercises and case studies, a thoroughly-revised chapter on recent debates and developments, as well as two important new chapters on: · Politics, Prejudice, Power and Privilege · Client Perception It remains an essential introduction for those beginning their training as well as more experienced practitioners keen to expand their range.

Practicing Client-centered Therapy

Selected Writings of Barbara Temaner Brodley

Author: Barbara Temaner Brodley,Barry Grant

Publisher: P C C S Books

ISBN: 9781906254261

Category: Psychology

Page: 434

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An edited collection of works by this extraordinary practitioner and brilliant theoretical writer on the client-centered approach.

A Person-Centered Approach and the Rogerian Tradition

A Handbook

Author: Adam Quinn

Publisher: Adam Quinn

ISBN: 1505669332

Category: Psychology

Page: 284

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From the Book: "it is hypothesized that the therapist wants to understand for no other reason but to understand. If the therapist is motivated to understand solely to be a change agent for the client, then the facilitative mechanisms may not be sufficient because a tendency toward unconditional acceptance will not effectively emerge." "the published literature in the 1970s suggests that person-centered therapy (PCT) researchers, rather than pursuing novel avenues of empirical inquiry, devoted substantial time in defending PCT against - what now appear to be - unfounded claims made by a group of social scientists who held significant professional interest in seeing through the dismantling of the person-centered approach." Book Summary: This book is about a person-centered approach to counseling and psychotherapy as developed by the psychologist Carl Rogers (1902-1987) and his colleagues. In addition, this book is also intended to be a handbook on the person-centered approach and the Rogerian tradition for use in academic and non-academic settings alike. Each chapter is briefly summarized below. Chapter 1 ("A Person-Centered Approach and the Structure of Scientific Revolutions") examines the trend of scientific inquiry in psychotherapy research, specifically focusing on events and changes that took place beginning in the 1970s and are argued to have substantially influenced the direction of psychotherapy research in the following decades. In particular, these changes are suggested to have been guided by the choices made by a small but influential group of behavior and psychoanalytic-oriented researchers, which arguably led to changes in the scientific methods used to investigate the effectiveness of psychotherapeutic treatments; and, as will be shown in this chapter, led to the decline and disappearance of Carl Rogers's person-centered approach. This chapter suggests that through a method of allegiance-guided scientific inquiry, the Rogerian tradition was systematically dismantled by a group of social scientists that held considerable professional interests to do so. Chapter 2 ("A Person-Centered Approach to Multicultural Counseling Competence") examines current and historical trends in psychotherapy research and practice with racial/ethnic minority populations. Using psychotherapy evidence from both the latter half of the 20th century and the initial decades of the 21st century, cultural adaptations to previously hypothesized person-centered therapy mechanisms of change are proposed. Chapter 3 ("A Person-Centered Approach to the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder") addresses psychotherapy with a person described as possessing a borderline personality disorder (BPD). In particular, a selection of mainstream approaches is reviewed to examine unique and universal aspects of current thinking about this treatment population. Following this review, an expanded analysis of person-centered therapy is offered, examining current research evidence and the mechanisms of change hypothesized to occur in the person-centered treatment of BPD. Chapter 4 ("A Person-Centered Approach to the Treatment of Combat Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder") examines posttraumatic stress disorder through the lens of military combat trauma that results in a breakdown of a combat veteran's sense of self and the world. In the effective treatment of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder, a therapist must help the veteran reorganize the self-structure that has become incongruent with his or her precombat-trauma self following his or her return home from war. For the therapist to facilitate a veteran's becoming whole, he or she must be genuinely congruent in the relationship.

A Way of Being

Author: Carl Ransom Rogers

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395755303

Category: Psychology

Page: 395

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Written by the founder of humanistic psychology, Rogers traces his personal and professional life from the 1960s to the 1980s, and offers new insights into client-centered therapy.

Person-Centred Counselling Training

Author: Dave Mearns

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446234045

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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`This thoughtful and thought-provoking book is essential reading not only for those involved in the training of counsellors within the person-centred approach, but also for individuals who may have simplistic, dismissive or otherwise ill-informed notions of the depth of self-awareness required of the person-centred practitioner and the far-reaching challenges offered by the approach. For counsellors who define themselves as "person-centred" but who have had no substantial training, it should be compulsory reading' - British Journal of Guidance & Counselling Person-centred counselling probably requires more training - and a greater intensity of training - than most other mainstream counselling approaches, but until now no one book has concentrated solely on the principles, practices and requirements of training person-centred counsellors. Dave Mearns has drawn on the lived experiences of both trainers and trainees to demonstrate the potential range and importance of training in this field. The material covered includes selecting and supporting trainers, selecting course members, skills development, supervision and other professional issues - essential features of all counsellor training, but of particular relevance to the person-centred approach. Written expressly for both trainees and trainers, this book also extends and develops current thinking within the approach, and will be a valuable resource for all person-centred practitioners.

Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy

Author: Carl Rogers,David Webb

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781482768602

Category: Psychology

Page: 60

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Psychology Classics: Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy Widely regarded as one of the most influential psychologists of all time, Carl Rogers was a towering figure within the humanistic movement towards person centered theory and non-directive psychotherapy. Originally published in 1946 his classic article Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy is essential reading for anybody interested in psychotherapy and counseling. In this landmark publication Carl Rogers outlines the origins of client-centered therapy, the process of client-centered therapy, the discovery and capacity of the client and the client-centered nature of the therapeutic relationship. Bonus Material: Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy builds upon some of Carl Rogers' previously published work. Among the most notable of these earlier works were The Processes of Therapy and The Development of Insight in A Counseling Relationship; both of which are also presented in full. Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy has been produced as part of an initiative by the website All About Psychology to make important psychology publications widely available. www.all-about-psychology.com

Becoming a Person

Author: Carl Rogers

Publisher: Martino Fine Books

ISBN: 9781614278689

Category: Psychology

Page: 32

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2015 Reprint of 1954 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Carl Rogers was among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology. The person-centered approach, his own unique approach to understanding personality and human relationships, found wide application in various domains such as psychotherapy and counseling (client-centered therapy), education (student-centered learning), organizations, and other group settings. These two lectures, first delivered in 1954, comprise the core of his teachings. In 1961 his shorter works would be collected and published as "On Becoming a Person." Contents: Some Hypotheses Regarding the Facilitation of Personal Growth What It Means to Become a Person

Play Therapy - The Inner Dynamics of Childhood

Author: Virginia Mae Axline

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447481372

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

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This early work on play therapy is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It details a non-directive method of play therapy and includes numerous records from therapy sessions. This is a fascinating work and highly recommended for anyone interested in child psychology and development. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Client-Centered Therapy and the Person-Centered Approach

New Directions in Theory, Research, and Practice

Author: Ronald F. Levant

Publisher: Praeger Publishers

ISBN: 9780275928216

Category: Psychology

Page: 480

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This volume is an important contribution to the current literature on a person-centered approach. It demonstrates the increasingly broad and dynamic application of this perspective to a variety of fields. Of particular interest to family psychologists are the chapters on family relationships, systems theories and marital and family therapy. This book is a valuable addition to the library of seasoned family psychologists as well as beginning graduate students in marriage and family therapy programs. "The Family Psychologist"

Becoming Partners

Marriage and Its Alternatives

Author: Carl R. Rogers

Publisher: Constable Limited

ISBN: 9780094597105

Category: Marriage

Page: 247

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An exploration and discussion of the relationship between man and woman. Couples talk about the intimate details of their relationship and express their innermost feelings. Carl Rogers is the innovator of client-centred therapy. In this book he takes an objective position.

Active Listening

Author: Carl R. Rogers,Richard Evans Farson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781614278726

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 36

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2015 Reprint of 1957 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "Active Listening," first developed by Rogers and Farson, is a therapeutic technique designed to promote positive change in the client. Active listening is a communication technique used in counselling, training and conflict resolution, which requires the listener to feed back what they hear to the speaker, by way of re-stating or paraphrasing what they have heard in their own words, to confirm what they have heard and moreover, to confirm the understanding of both parties. It continues to have a lasting influence to this day.

Unconditional Positive Regard

Author: Jerold D. Bozarth

Publisher: Pccs

ISBN: 9781898059318

Category: Therapeutics

Page: 236

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Leads the serious students to an appreciation of Unconditional Positive Regard. This title lets readers from various disciplines discover how contemporary person-centred therapists are thinking about, and working with, this 'core' condition.