The Therapeutic Value of Active Listening

Carl Rogers (1902 – 1987) is one of the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology, developing his own particular approach known as client-centred therapy. Humanistic psychology emphasises an individual’s intrinsic desire for self-actualisation – the process of fully realising and manifesting one’s latent capacities. Rogers’ client-centred – or person-centred – approach, meanwhile, views the…View Post

Carl Rogers on Why a Fulfilling Life Depends on Realising Our Potential

The ways in which humans stand out from all other species is inexhaustible. Our very psychology speaks volumes about the ways in which we are unique and distinct from other animals. Perhaps one of the most fascinating ways in which humans stand out is to do with this idea of potential. The uniqueness of human…View Post