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On Becoming a Person.

Author: Carl Rogers
Publisher: London : Constable & Robinson, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book one of America's most distinguished psychologists describes his experiences in helping people to discover the path to personal growth through an understanding of their own limitations and potential. What is personal growth? Under what conditions is it possible? How can one person help another? What is creativity, and how can it be fostered? These are some of the issues raised, which challenge many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rogers, Carl.
On Becoming a Person.
London : Constable & Robinson, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Rogers
ISBN: 9781780332857 1780332858
OCLC Number: 782873749
Description: 1 online resource (609 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Introduction To the Reader; PART I SPEAKING PERSONALLY; Chapter 1 "This is Me"; PART II HOW CAN I BE OF HELP?; Chapter 2 Some Hypotheses Regarding the Facilitation of Personal Growth; Chapter 3 The Characteristics of a Helping Relationship; Chapter 4 What We Know About Psychotherapy --
Objectively and Subjectively; PART III THE PROCESS OF BECOMING A PERSON; Chapter 5 Some of the Directions Evident in Therapy; Chapter 6 What It Means to Become a Person; Chapter 7 A Process Conception of Psychotherapy; PART IV A PHILOSOPHY OF PERSONS. Chapter 8 "To Be That Self Which One Truly Is": A Therapist's View of Personal GoalsChapter 9 A Therapist's View of the Good Life: The Fully Functioning Person; PART V GETTING AT THE FACTS: THE PLACE OF RESEARCH IN PSYCHOTHERAPY; Chapter 10 Persons or Science? A Philosophical Question; Chapter 11 Personality Change in Psychotherapy; Chapter 12 Client-Centered Therapy in its Context of Research; PART VI WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR LIVING?; Chapter 13 Personal Thoughts on Teaching and Learning; Chapter 14 Significant Learning: In Therapy and in Education. Chapter 15 Student-Centered Teaching as Experienced by a ParticipantChapter 16 The Implications of Client-centered Therapy for Family Life; Chapter 17 Dealing with Breakdowns in Communication --
Interpersonal and Intergroup; Chapter 18 A Tentative Formulation of a General Law of Interpersonal Relationships; Chapter 19 Toward a Theory of Creativity; PART VII THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES AND THE PERSON; Chapter 20 The Growing Power of the Behavioral Sciences; Chapter 21 The Place of the Individual in the New World of the Behavioral Sciences. Appendix A Chronological Bibliography of the publications of Carl R. Rogers. 1930-1960. Acknowledgments; Index.

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In this book one of America's most distinguished psychologists describes his experiences in helping people to discover the path to personal growth through an understanding of their own limitations and potential. What is personal growth? Under what conditions is it possible? How can one person help another? What is creativity, and how can it be fostered? These are some of the issues raised, which challenge many concepts of traditional psychology. Contemporary psychology derives largely from the experimental laboratory, or from Freudian theory. It is preoccupied with minute aspects of animal an.

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