The Client-Centered Therapy Theories of Carl Rogers

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The writer describes the work of Carl Rogers, the American clinical psychologist who is credited with founding the client-centered therapy. The writer explains that client-centered therapy is driven by the belief that individuals have the ability to make their own choices and fulfill their greatest potential. The writer stresses that Rogers believed it is the individual, not the therapist, who is important in the relationship, and that the client's opinion of his life and experiences is the controlling factor. The paper is seven pages long and there are seven sources listed in the bibliography.