The Person-Centered Approach: Applications for Living

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The Person-Centered Approach: Applications for Living provides readers with various uses of the theory and practice of PCA for different situations. The approach provides caregivers with an ideal means of connecting with and helping people in a variety of settings. This project addresses a few of those settings.
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Overview

The Person-Centered Approach: Applications for Living provides readers with various uses of the theory and practice of PCA for different situations. The approach provides caregivers with an ideal means of connecting with and helping people in a variety of settings. This project addresses a few of those settings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595147052
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication vii
Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
List of Contributors xv
Introduction xvii
Where We Came From
An E-mail Interaction with Nat Raskin 3
Forty Years of Dialogue with the Rogerian Hypothesis 27
Person-Centered and Humanistic Theoretical Positions
Ontological Awareness: An Existential/Cosmological Epistemology 57
The Actualizing Tendency Concept in Client-Centered Theory 81
Thwarting Self-Actualization or Fostering Self-Deactualization: A Person-Centered Perspective 107
Toward a Philosophy of Person-Centered Therapeutic Growth: Using a Basic Understanding of the Process Theory of Alfred North Whitehead 123
Features of Person-Centered Therapy 134
Applications
Application of the Person-Centered Approach in Daily Life 151
Person-Centered Mentoring 169
Person-Centered Politics: A Personal Pilgrimage 188
Using Intergenerational Resources With Adult Incest Clients 218
An Exploration on the themes of Congruence, Incongruence and Alcohol Use 233
Person-Centered Sandtray Therapy 255
Applications of the Person-centered Approach in Health Care: Helping Health Care Care 272
Working with Clients with a Mental Disability and Their Families in a Person-Centered Way: Challenge for the Belief in the Actualizing Tendency 286
Implications of the Person-centered Approach for Pastoral Counseling 317
Back to the Very Basic Basics
Self-actualization: The Foundation of the Person-Centered Approach 331
Empathy: The Basic Goal of the Therapist In the Person Centered Approach 342
Acceptance: The Basic Context of the Person-centered Approach 354
Congruence: The Basic State of the Therapist In the Person-Centered Approach 364
About the Author 373
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