‘This book... is not a single “meal” in itself but a positive “larder” containing every imaginable staple food and condiment all exquisitely and thoroughly researched. The book took Goff Barrett-Lennard 20 years to write and it will stand as a reference text for person-centred specialists for longer than that... an essential reference text... and a pantry full of delicious surprises’ — Counselling, The Journal of the British Association for Counselling
Chapter 3: New Paths in Step: Roosevelt's Way/Rogers' Advance
New Paths in Step: Roosevelt's Way/Rogers' Advance
All the characteristics of this type of counseling are also tenets of democracy. The client's participation is voluntary, self-initiated. The counseling atmosphere is built upon respect for the person, tolerance, and acceptance of differences, faith in the person's ability to accept responsibility for his own conduct, and freedom for growth toward maturity. It is perhaps no accident that this emphasis in counseling has reached its fruition in America.
President Roosevelt's reform drive continued, although more unevenly, to the late thirties. By then, international affairs and response to the danger of war, especially given the strongly isolationist sentiment at home, had become his overriding concern. The shift was in matters claiming attention, ...