Person-Centred Therapy Today: New Frontiers in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

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Overview

'At the risk of being directive, I would say you should buy this book. It contains some of the most stimulating and refreshing ideas to have emerged in the person-centred literature since On Becoming a Person '- Person Centred Practice

Person-Centred Therapy Today makes a timely and significant contribution to the development of one of the most popular and widely-used therapeutic approaches.

'This is a book that is rooted in the origins of person-centred therapy but stands at the cutting edge of new ideas developing in this tradition. It will reinvigorate those of us already immersed in this tradition. It should convince newcomers of the vitality and potential of this approach to thera

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761965619
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dave Mearns is formerly Director of the Counselling Unit and Professor of Counselling at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Dave is author or co-author of four other counselling books published by SAGE: Person-Centred Counselling in Action, Second Edition, Experiences of Counselling in Action, Person-Centred Counselling Training and Person-Centred Therapy Today: New Frontiers in Theory and Practice.

Professor Brian Thorne is the Emeritus Professor of Counselling at the University of East Anglia where he was previously Director of Counselling and of the Centre for Counselling Studies.

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Table of Contents

Towards an Inhuman Society?
Is Therapy Losing Its Humanity?
The 'Heart' of Person-Centred Therapy
Spiritual and Existential?
Person-Centred Therapy
Anti-Intellectual, Unmanly and Westernized?
Revisiting the Core Conditions
The Nature of 'Configurations' within Self
Person-Centred Therapy with 'Configurations' of Self
Person-Centred Therapy at the Difficult Edge
A Developmentally Based Model of Fragile and Dissociated Process
Advancing Person-Centred Theory
Supervision in Person-Centred Therapy
Future Challenges
Dangers and Opportunities
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