[Read Reading] On Becoming a Person Author Carl R. Rogers – Bilb-weil.de

The late Carl Rogers, founder of the humanistic psychology movement, revolutionized psychotherapy with his concept of client centered therapy His influence has spanned decades, but that influence has become so much a part of mainstream psychology that the ingenious nature of his work has almost been forgotten A new introduction by Peter Kramer sheds light on the significance of Dr Rogers s work today New discoveries in the field of psychopharmacology, especially that of the antidepressant Prozac, have spawned a quick fix drug revolution that has obscured the psychotherapeutic relationship As the pendulum slowly swings back toward an appreciation of the therapeutic encounter, Dr Rogers s client centered therapy becomes particularly timely and important.