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Chapter 4: Relational Counselling and the Six Core Conditions of the Person-Centred Approach

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Relational Counselling and the Six Core Conditions of the Person-Centred Approach
Relational counselling and the six core conditions of the person-centred approach

In his 1957 article, Carl Rogers set an agenda for all therapists by asserting that the presence of six core conditions was the necessary and sufficient means to creating a therapeutic outcome, independent of method utilized by the therapist. Person-centred counsellors are familiar with the ways that these core conditions may come alive in individual counselling, in group counselling, in training and in education. Ned Gaylin (1989) has written eloquently about their application to family therapy. Similarly, many non-person-centred couples and family therapists attribute significant influences to these concepts. Johnson and Greenberg (1994a) credit Rogers' (1951) influence on their emotionally focused couples therapy. Duncan, ...

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