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Depressed? What You Really Want from your Doctor is….

I know, there’s that old stigma raising its head again, “Needy, egotistical and soft!”. Then there are the well-worn anecdotes to really make you feel better, like “Ah, you’ll be OK. 2,287 more words


Person-centered Therapy

Not enough research.

What is Person-centered Therapy?

1. 1940s therapy

2. Therapy seeks to facilitate a client’s self-actualizing tendency, “an inbuilt proclivity toward growth and fulfillment”, via acceptance (unconditional positive regard), therapist congruence (genuineness), and empathic understanding.

Person-centered Therapy

Healing without rational answers

Still looking for a rational answer?  It feels good, but I need to know why?  C’mon, just put that mind away for a bit.  Enjoy without description. 104 more words


Person-Centered Spirituality

Most of the distinct figures who developed major theories of psychotherapy also had distinct views about religion and spirituality. As you may recall, Freud was antagonistic toward religion. 441 more words

Counseling And Psychotherapy Theory And Practice