6. Carl Rogers: The Legacy and the Challenge (1990)

A Personal View From a Reluctant Prophet

  1. Brian Thorne

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch6

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) Carl Rogers: The Legacy and the Challenge (1990), in Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch6

Author Information

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

  1. A lecture to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of client-centred therapy, given in Paris, Norwich and Vienna, 1990. Subsequently published in German in Perspektiven Rogerianischer Psychotherapie (R Stipsits and R Hutterer, Eds), WUV Universitätsverlag, Vienna, 1992. Chapter 14 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:

  • Carl Rogers, the legacy and the challenge (1990);
  • Carl Rogers' insights of what is most personal, being most universal;
  • client-centred/person-centred approach to therapy;
  • ‘encounter group’, core therapeutics of acceptance/empathy/congruence;
  • Carl's core conditions, in relation to those who sought his help;
  • Carl's as life transforming, responsibility of being confident with oneself;
  • Carl Rogers' principal legacy to humanity, in being themselves with confidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Formidable Legacy

  • Confirming Personal Knowledge

  • Legitimating Love

  • Quiet Miracles

  • New Terrain

  • Suspicion of the Spiritual

  • Implications for Therapeutic Practice

  • What is an Individual?

  • Client-centred Therapy and the Spiritual Dimension

  • Congruence

  • Old and Growing

  • Spirituality and the Task Ahead

  • References