In client-centered therapy
, the therapist listens without trying to provide solutions.
He and his colleagues identified client-centered therapy
as resulting in clients' increased self-understanding, more positive feelings, greater self-exploration, improved self-concepts, and improved maturity (Rogers, 1959; Rogers & Dymond, 1954).
Here again, students were given theoretical explanations of Psychoanalysis, Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy
, and Interpersonal Therapy, and were given case examples and non-examples of each.
Acceptance was strongly encouraged in client-centered therapy
through the use of empathic listening and a shared understanding of feelings.
with diverse populations: The universal within the specific.