Merging Personal-Centered Therapy Case Study

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Merging personal centered therapy and the concept of being Christ like would be what Jesus would do in response to healing mankind. While I recognize humanistic psychology focuses on behavior and PCT focuses on self, I believe having the ability to integrate both therapies from a Christian stand point would be effective.
Scripture encourages us to have a “human” mindset to life by building up our neighbor. Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV states, “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the
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Helping a client understand that the way they are thinking about a current situation is part of the bondage and changing the thought process is part of the healing. The Bible references the importance of looking at things differently, and in doing so, the client will have the opportunity to embrace the direction that God would have for him. Ephesians 4:23 CEV states, “Let the spirit change your way of thinking”, in addition to, “We are transformed by the renewing of our minds” (Roman …show more content…
Of the various types of empathy that one can tap into, I believe that having cognitive empathy and compassionate empathy will play into my ability to effectively help a client. By finding a balance between the two types of empathy, I would care enough to reasonably consider the level of distress the client is in. Compassion and empathy are consistent topics throughout the scriptures and therefore should be recognized as an intricate key in the person centered therapy process. In being Christ like we should extend ourselves in the healing process of another. Galatians 6:2-3 encourages man to, “Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ. If you think you are too important to help someone, you are only fooling yourself. You are not that

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