Person Centered Model

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Psychology, Other - Year 2 Person-Centered model of helping Prepare a response on a Person-Centered model of helping. I need suggestions, information and ideas for each section in this task to help get me started. TASK: You must integrate your learning from the course and discuss how and why you have, at this point in your development, formed your viewpoint(s). Your response must include the following elements: 1. Presentation of the Person-Centered model 2. Your view of helping and how your chosen model fits within your viewpoint 3. The relationship between the clinician and the participant as it relates to Person-Centered model 4. Techniques or approaches to change as indicated in the Person-Centered model 5. The…show more content…
2. Your view of helping and how your chosen model fits within your viewpoint This asks for your personal view of helping and how it fits with person-centered therapy. Does your view of helping reflect these principles? 3. The relationship between the clinician and the participant as it relates to Person-Centered model. The relationship between the therapist and the client is non-directive. The therapist is supportive, non-judgmental and does not work out what the client's problem is; this is the client's work. In other words, the therapist merely facilitates self-actualization by providing a climate in which clients can freely engage in focused, in-depth self-exploration (Person Centered Therapy, 2007). In fact, according to Rogers' (1957), the relationship is based on three therapist characteristics or attitudinal conditions that need to be present in the therapeutic environment: Congruency (or genuineness): '. . .within the relationship (the therapist) is freely and deeply himself, with his actual experience accurately represented by his awareness of himself . . .' and ' . . .he is what he actually is, in this moment of time . . . Unconditional Positive Regard: '. . .the extent that the therapist finds himself experiencing a warm acceptance of each aspect of the client's experience as being a part of that client . . .' Empathic Understanding: 'To sense the
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