Case Study Of Carl Rogers

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Thus, in 1926, Carl Rogers once again changed direction and transferred to Teacher’s College, Columbia University in (which happened to be just across the street!) where he enrolled in the clinical psychology PhD program. He studied alongside Leta Hollingworth, who was a leader in the child guidance movement. In 1928, Rogers moved to Rochester, New York, where he interned at the Institute for Child Guidance and was one of three psychologists to be offered a position at the Child Study Department of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children as a child psychologist (the other two being Lawson Lowry and psychoanalyst David Levy). He worked for several years in Rochester, counselling delinquents and their parents with a variety of techniques, …show more content…
Rogers perceived this script as illustrating a successful session. Several years later, after having developed experience in counseling similar clientele, he looked back on this script once more. What he found was that the therapist used techniques that guided the parent and convinced her of things she did unconsciously before she herself could make these realizations. Rogers felt that, ultimately, it was the client who could best control the direction of the therapy – not the therapist – and it was up to them to decide what was important to discuss in regards to their personal …show more content…
That very same year, he published On Becoming a Person, a collection of writings and lectures he compiled over the past, providing background on his past experiences which crafted his client-centered approach to therapy. From 1964 to 1974 he gave lectures around the United States, and continued to conduct research, publishing his findings and experiences. In 1968, Rogers and several of his colleagues left WBSI to form the Center for Studies of the Person. As time went on, he published works such as Carl Rogers on Personal Power (1977), A Way of Being (1980), and Freedom to Learn for the 80’s

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