17. The Person-centred Therapist as Secular Priest and Prophet

  1. Brian Thorne

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch17

Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy

Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy

How to Cite

Thorne, B. (2012) The Person-centred Therapist as Secular Priest and Prophet, in Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch17

Author Information

  1. The Norwich Centre for Personal, Professional and Spiritual Development, USA

  1. Chapter 4 in the original publication.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119950820

Online ISBN: 9781118329214

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Keywords:

  • the person-centred therapist, as secular priest and prophet;
  • clergy who present for training as therapists, speaking despairingly;
  • clergy, as inadequately equipped to emotional concerns, amidst scandals;
  • Small Boat, Big Sea (2000), a diary with pointers towards a concept of priesthood;
  • Owen Jones, as person-centred, and as a remarkably congruent person;
  • Carl Rogers, and his ‘fragile’ paper, taking on the role of prophet himself

Summary

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