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Critically evaluate the practical use of Person-Centred Counselling and its limitations as suggested by its critics. How does Person-Centred Theory differ from other models of therapy and also in what ways, if any, is it similar?
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- Submitted: 23/10/2003
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LEVEL THREE 'DIPLOMA IN COUNSELLING'
Counselling Theory Assignment
Critically evaluate the practical use of Person-Centred Counselling and its limitations as suggested by its critics. How does Person-Centred Theory differ from other models of therapy and also in what ways, if any, is it similar? Please do not refer to more than two other models.
Jawad A Mahboob
Person-centred, or client-centred, therapy was developed by the American psychologist Carl Rogers who was born in Illinois in 1902. Rogers was a humanistic therapist, unlike the psychodynamic approaches which have their origins in Freudian ideas, including Jung's analytical psychology, Aldler's individual psychology, as well as the therapies of the Neo-Freudian school and the object relations theorists.
In the person-centred model of counselling the personality of the counsellor is regarded, as being of paramount importance, for it is impossible, according to Rogers, to separate the personality of the counsellor from the work he does. In order to be effective, he needs to hold certain philosophical beliefs and attitudes which uphold the worth, dignity, significance and value of each individual. A counsellor who pays lip service only to the idea that each person is
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