by Carl Rogers: As part of my studies for my master’s degree in counseling, I recently read Carl Rogers’ Becoming Partners: Marriage and Its Alternatives.
by Carl Rogers: In the autumn of 1964, I was invited to be a speaker in a lecture series at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, one of the leading scientific institutions in the world.
by Dr. Stephanie Sarkis: 1. Person-Centered Therapy This is the big one, Rogers’ therapy raison d’etre. Person-Centered Therapy advocated for Unconditional Positive Regard, use of a reflective technique, and a more egalitarian counseling relationship between counselor and client. Here’s Rogers talking about Person-Centered Therapy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjTpEL8acfo
by Kathy Jo Hall: Carl R. Rogers is known as the father of client-centered therapy. Throughout his career he dedicated himself to humanistic psychology and is well known for his theory of personality development. He began developing his humanistic concept while working with abused children.
by Carl Rogers: It may seem curious that a person whose whole professional effort is devoted to psychotherapy should be interested in problems of communication. What relationship is there between providing therapeutic help to individuals with emotional maladjustments and the concern of this conference with obstacles to communication?
This essay was written with Theresa E. DiDonato. “Eigentlich bin ich ganz anders; ich komm nur viel zu selten dazu.” [I am actually totally different; I just don’t get around to it most of the time.] — Udo Lindenberg, noted German rock man and poet
In 2006, a survey was sent out to hundreds of therapists and 2598 responded. It asked: “Over the last 25 years, which figures have most influenced your practice?”.Overwhelmingly–as in 1982–they said, “Carl Rogers”.
by Eugene T. Gendlin: Rogers is world renowned for originating and developing the now prevailing humanistic trend in psychotherapy, having pioneered in research and having influenced all fields related to psychology. He was already well known when I started working with him in 1952. Visitors came from everywhere.
by Saul McLeod: Carl Rogers (1902-1987) was a humanistic psychologist agreed with most of what Maslowbelieved, but added that for a person to “grow”, they need an environment that provides them with genuineness (openness and self-disclosure), acceptance (being seen with unconditional positive regard), and empathy (being listened to and understood).
by Carl Rogers: This is a highly personal document, written primarily for myself, to clarify an issue which has become increasingly puzzling. It will be of interest to others only to the extent that the issue exists for them. I shall therefore describe first something of the way in which the paper grew.