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Key Figures

Carl Rogers
noticing and pulling out clients strengths
assisting clients in becoming self aware
client is the center of therapy

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View of Human Nature

humans trustworthy/positive
given right conditions-move forward creative nature
self- actualization

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

5. Physiological Needs- Food/ water/warmth
4. Saftey Needs
3. Belongingness and Love Needs
2. Esteem Needs
1. Self Actualization- achieving ones full potential

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This Theory...

puts client in control and come to own conclusions
focus on the whole person

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Emphasizes

clients strive for self- actualization
counselors creation of growth promoting climate

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(3) Core Conditions to Promote Growth

1. Congruence
2.Unconditional Postive Regard
3. Accurate Empathetic Understanding

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1. Congruence

Genuineness or realness; openly express their own feelings; communication with the client is done with careful reflection

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2.Unconditional Postive Regard

Acceptance and deep, genuine caring for the client; non-judgmental attitude; “I’ll accept you as you are.”

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3. Accurate Empathetic Understanding

The ability to deeply grasp the subjective world of another person in the here and now

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6 Primary Conditions for change to occur

1.client and counselor in contact
2.client experience incongruence in life
3. therapist is congruent in relationship
4. unconditional positive regard
5. empathy for client
6. communication to client minimal

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Incongruence

one’s feelings are not in sync with one’s thoughts an behaviors
Anxiety will ensue until the incongruence is settled