The Power of the Person-Centred Approach to Psychotherapy

This talk is for therapists who want to work in a highly effective, integrative way. 

In this talk, you'll learn what the person-centred stance is all about and how this approach can enhance your therapeutic effectiveness. What is the optimal relatedness between therapist and client? How can a therapist work smart, not hard? How can you position yourself so that your techniques are most effective?

The person-centred approach to psychotherapy is often spoken about as the most underrated and misunderstood approach to psychotherapy. The person-centred approach is often confused with the person-centred technique, and clinicians do not necessarily understand that many techniques can be used in a person-centred way. In a fast-moving therapeutic world where new and exciting techniques are being developed and punted as “fool proof cure all’s”, therapists are at risk for losing the basic skills required for building an effective relationship with their clients. If a therapist cannot effectively build a relationship with their client, they will have no channel through which to conduct their techniques and the effectiveness of therapy will be negatively affected.



1. Beyond Rogers – A Philosophical Stance

2. The Self - The Relationship is the Therapy

3. Necessary Conditions and Core Conditions

4. Definition and Myths




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