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  • Person centred therapy

    5th November 2013 Essay 1: ‘Evaluate the claim that PersonCentred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients’. In this essay I will look at the benefits and the disadvantages of person-centred therapy and consider whether it provides sufficient tools for the therapist to be effective in the treatment of the client. Looking at the underlying theory (self-actualisation‚ organismic self‚ conditions of worth etc)‚ and the originators of it‚ namely Abraham Maslow and

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  • Person-Centred Therapy

    Person- Centred Therapy The Person-Centred Approach developed from the work of the psychologist Dr. Carl Rogers. In 1940s to 1960s‚ Carl Rogers approach to therapy was considered revolutionary. His specialist knowledge didn’t come from a theory but rather from his clinical therapy. Consequently‚ theory came out of practice. Person-Centred Therapy was originally seen as non-directive. The reasoning for that was because Rogers didn’t believe that therapist was the expert. The crucial part of his

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  • Person Centred Therapy

    “The Person-Centred Therapy approach has its limitations when it comes to treating a gambling addiction.” Discuss. In this assignment I am going to discuss what constitutes addictive behaviour in the context of therapeutic work. An evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of Person-Centred Therapy (PCT) will be used to highlight the limitations of this mode of therapy when used for clients with a gambling addiction. Other models of therapy will also be explored in order to ascertain whether

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  • Person-Centred Therapy Approach

    compare and contrast the Person-Centred and Cognitive-Behavioural approaches to the understanding of and working with fear and sadness. It will do this by first summarising the basic theory of person centred Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and how each theory interprets the causation of fear and sadness. This essay will then use a short paragraph to discuss the relationships and therapeutic alliance within Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy and person centred Therapy. This essay move on to examining

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  • Comparing Person Centred Therapy and Feminist Therapy

    PERSON CENTRED THERAPY AND FEMINIST THERAPY In looking at comparing person centred therapy with feminist perspectives I first thought that they were quite similar. However‚ with further research I discovered that in fact they are quite different approaches to therapy. In this essay I will compare and contrast both of these approaches to therapy. I will pay particular attention to key concepts‚ therapeutic goals‚ theory of change‚ the therapeutic relationship and situations where the therapies

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  • Person Centred Therapy Evaluation

    claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients‚ one must look at the theoretical concepts of person-centred therapy (PCT) and its underlying philosophical influences. The PCT approach was developed during the 1940’s and 1950’s by an American psychologist Carl Rogers‚ now known as Rogerian counselling; he proposed new humanistic ideas for counselling which moved away from the doctor/patient relationship. PCT emphasises person to person relationship

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  • Essay 1 Person Centred Therapy

    Evaluate the claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients. Introduction In this essay I will look at the claim that Person-Centred Therapy offers the therapist all that he/she will need to treat clients. Firstly‚ I will outline what Person-Centred therapy is and look at what its originator‚ Carl Rogers’‚ theories behind this approach are. I will then discuss some of the criticisms that have been made about Person-Centred Therapy‚ and weigh them up

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  • Carl Rogers - Person-Centred Therapy

    brief description of his upbringing and career background and will go on to discuss the main areas of his theory. The humanistic philosophy will be explained briefly and will lead on to Carl Rogers’ own humanistic beliefs and the birth of client-centred therapy. Carl Rogers’ theory of the human personality will be explored‚ mainly Rogers’ idea of self and the self-concept and a person’s natural actualising tendency. This will lead on to his beliefs around the acquisition of human dysfunction‚ primarily

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  • Solution-Focused Therapy

    Solution-Focused Therapy Solution–focused therapy (SFT)‚ unlike other forms of therapy argues that a person doesn’t have to understand any problem in order to resolve the problem and that the solution isn’t necessarily related to the problem. The purpose of this paper is to give a brief overview‚ description and rationale of Solution-focused therapy as well as an explanation of the therapeutic processes involved in SFT. This paper will also demonstrate through case example; systemic case conceptualization/hypotheses

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  • Solution Focused Therapy

    Solution Focused Therapy Solution Focused Therapies are future oriented and goal directed therapies that focuses on solutions and what the client wants to change in their life‚ rather than dwelling on the why and the history of the problem that brought them to therapy (De Shazer‚ 1985). Solution focused therapies are brief forms of therapy that is applicable to diverse populations‚ making it the therapy of choice in a variety of settings (Corcoran & Pillai‚ 2009). To better understand what solution

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