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The Handbook of Humanistic Psychology is a landmark in the resurgent field of humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. Their range of topics is far-reaching--from the historical, theoretical, and methodological, to the spiritual, psychotherapeutic, and multicultural. Students and professionals are looking for the fuller, deeper, and more personal psychological orientation that this Handbook promotes.

Keeping Person-Centered Education Alive in Academic Settings
Keeping person-centered education alive in academic settings

THIS CHAPTER deals with the question of how an academic requirement in a university course can be designed to enhance both the emotional and intellectual development of the learner in ways that transcend typical academic expectations. I describe in detail a method stemming from several years of experience in an alternative educational model that is now employed in the university classroom. I give particular consideration to survival strategies for the person-centered educator operating within institutions that might be disinterested in, or even antithetical toward, person-centered values.

A shift in values occurred in the field of education during the early 1980s. This shift was captured by the University of Notre Dame president, Theodore M. ...

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