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  • On Becoming a PersonA Therapist's View of Psychotherapy
  • Carl R. Rogers
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  • 18 November 2019
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  1. says:

    The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am then I can changeThis book has helped me through two of the toughest weeks of my life and everyone interested in self improvement should read it On Becoming a Person will appeal to anyone inclined toward psychology or therapy as Rogers does a fantastic job discussing his client centered approach and how his model of therapy transcends the limitations

  2. says:

    He writes of significant things he learned in his experience and study1 In my relationships with persons I have found that it does not help in the long run to act as though I were something that I am not It does not help to act calm and pleasant when actually I am angry and critical It does not help to act as though I know the answers when I do not It does not help to act as though I were a loving person if actually at t

  3. says:

    Bluntly; although what was written often seemed foolish impractical and fantastical I found Roger's style of writing cohesive and difficult to stop following I know little of psychology and its various approaches and perspectives but I intuitively felt that Roger was at the time the book was written revolutionary bringing forward into the light a new way of regarding clients of psychotherapy Mind you; the boo

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    Picked this one up for a course I was taking in college Personal DevelopmentIt turned out to be one of the best psychology related books I have ever read It described the therapeutic process in a personal way rather than clinical Since this process was from the point of view of Carl Rogers himself as a therapist I felt I was able to discern how we develop as a person using relationshipsI felt like I was give

  5. says:

    this is an extremely valuable book for all thinking humans to read It really helped me begin to understand myself and it gave me insights that allowed me to eventually discover what makes me happy what motivates me what I truly need to AVOID in life because I'm just not wired to deal with it and in general it gives you a framework for finding your inner self

  6. says:

    If anyone wants to know Rogers' theoretical framework I can explain it to you in 5 minutes and spare you the grief of reading this long redundant book It was somewhat interesting but too repetitive

  7. says:

    Read it many years ago and his simple trusting view that we humans need witness and listening and that will go a long way to

  8. says:

    Thought this was a pretty interesting read As a psychology major in college it is somewhat inevitable that some classes will concern themselves with therapy and therapy techniues regardless of whether or not an individual wants to b

  9. says:

    'To be the self one truly is ' is the core thesis of this book For realising our true self the need is to free ourselves from all the facades pleasing others trying to be good etc We can then begin by accepting our real feeling With it comes the beginning of trusting ourself It is the rise of a creative human

  10. says:

    This book is uite possibly the best book that I have read as a part of my graduate school experience thus far This is the third theory book t

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On Becoming a PersonA Therapist's View of Psychotherapy

Ution 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 important. Read it many years ago and his simple trusting view that we humans need witness and listening and that will go a long way toward enabling the person to find their own answers within themselvesAt the time my husband was a Rogerian counselor Later I studied at Center for Studies of the Person Carl Roger s center in LaJolla CA and experienced what he was talking about He was there with us for a day each of the 2 summers I participated in their 17 day workshops In my 2nd summer my weekend group kidnapped Dr Rogers set him in a raised chair in the big hall all 70 participants and bowed down to himHe said If you meet the Buddha on the road kill him I am uncomfortable being raised above the rest of you it is not what I believeWhen we told him we had been randomly kidnapping and elevating EVERYBODY in the larger group he relaxed and had a good time He was a great man

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Review On Becoming a PersonA Therapist's View of Psychotherapy

Of mainstream psychology that the ingenious nature of his work has almost been forgotten New discoveries in the field of psychopharmacology especially that of the antidepressant Prozac have spawned a uick fix drug revol. If anyone wants to know Rogers theoretical framework I can explain it to you in 5 minutes and spare you the grief of reading this long redundant book It was somewhat interesting but too repetitive


About the Author: Carl R. Rogers

Experience is for me the highest authority The touchstone of validity is my own experience No other person's ideas and none of my own ideas are as authoritative as my experience It is to experience that I must return again and again to discover a closer approximation to truth as it is in the process of becoming in me Carl Rogers On Becoming a PersonDEVELOPED THEORIES THERAPIESPerson