client-centered therapy

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Noun1.client-centered therapy - a method of psychotherapy developed by Carl Rogers in which the client determines the focus and pace of each session
psychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
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Discussed approaches include Freudian psychoanalysis, Adlerian individual psychological approach, Rogerian client-centered therapy, Ellis' rational emotive therapy (RET) of refuting irrational beliefs, Perls' Gestalt therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
(1) Philosophy of client-centered therapy includes empowerment and guiding of patients to achieve a cure by means of a balance of power between the therapist and patient.
Included are psychoanalytic psychotherapy; Adlerian psychotherapy; client-centered therapy; rational emotive behavior therapy; behavior therapy; cognitive therapy; existential psychotherapy; gestalt therapy; interpersonal psychotherapy; family therapy; contemplative psychotherapy; positive psychotherapy; integrative psychotherapy; and multicultural psychotherapy.
It was at the University of Chicago that he began to research what transpires in therapy sessions and where he wrote Client-Centered Therapy (1951) and Psychotherapy and Personality Change (1954).
Client-centered therapy: Its current practice, implications and theory.
Rather, meaning must derive from client-centered therapy. Results of this study support this contention.
This edition includes new cases on psychoanalysis, client-centered therapy, and existential, interpersonal, and multicultural psychotherapies.
The Humanistic Theory as developed by Rogers (1951) in his Client-Centered Therapy influenced other psychologists like Curran (1976) whose Counseling-Learning model was extended to comprise language learning contexts in his famous form of Community Language Learning (CLL).
In Truax's detailed analyses of Rogers's therapy tapes, he indicated significant reinforcement effects (directive counseling) in the client-centered therapy, thereby bringing into question the complete nondirective nature of Rogerian therapy.