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The good life




is a process,

not a state of being.

~~ Carl Rogers


Something to Ponder

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change”

 Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers was a Psychologist who is credited with the development of Person-Centered Therapy and one of the early pioneers and contributors to Humanistic Psychology.

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the more I am willing to understand and accept the realities in myself and in the other person, the more change seems to be stirred up

The more I am open to the realities in me and in the other person, the less do I find myself wishing to rush in to “fix things.” As I try to listen to myself and the experiencing going on in me, and the more I try to extend that same listening attitude to another person, the more respect I feel for the complex processes of life. 308 more words


Carl Rogers on learning to be free

This post explores Learning to be free, a piece written by the late American humanistic psychologist Carl Rogers. The chapter was written in 1967, two years before his well-known ‘Freedom to Learn’ was published. 885 more words


Evidence-Based Relationship Factors in Counseling and Psychotherapy

The medical model of psychotherapy . . . has led us to accept a view of clients as inert and passive objects on whom we operate and whom we medicate. 499 more words

Counseling And Psychotherapy Theory And Practice

Paul Tillich's View of God as "The Ground of Being"

Paul Tillich has been one of the pivotal figures in my spiritual and intellectual life.  He introduced me to meaningful concepts like God as “the Ground of Being,” and “The Wholly Other,” and the notion I’d like to kick arounds today, “God as the unifying Ground”.  591 more words


Maslow, Rogers, And Humanistic Personality Theory

If you were not in class today (or need this for your work *in* class), attached is the web activity worksheet that goes along with our discussion on humanistic theory of personality. 27 more words

Notes And Homework