Person Centre Therapy
therapy was introduced by Carl Rogers. It is similar to existential
therapy as it emphasizing taking personal responsibility for ones
own life. Humanism is the basic principle of people centred therapy.
Humanism is a philosophical movement that emphasizes the worth
of the individual and the centrality of human values. It considers
ethics and personal worth. Emphasis is placed on the creative,
spontaneous and active nature of humans, and the human capacity
to overcome hardship and despair.
This form of therapy takes in
to account self-actualization - the process by which a person
grows spiritually and realizes their potential. Through self-exploration,
a person can live in harmony and become a "whole" person.
feels that people are essentially trustworthy and have a vast
potential for understanding themselves and resolving their own
problems without direct intervention by a therapist, and are capable
of self-directed growth if involved in therapeutic relationship.
Therefore, the client is guided by the therapist, and the relationship
is a mutual one.