I feel I had to respond to a previous review written by Rouse, this book is written mainly for anyone currently learning Person Centred Therapy, especially play therapy. The core conditions used in PCT or Rogers' theory are beautifully displayed here. The therapists acceptance, empathy and realness are the key to unlocking him. Being in my 3rd level and studying at diploma level at present I felt this book should be on the core reading list. It has truly taught me more about PCT and its effects than any other text book.
A delight to read, sad and inspiring, its a cliche but you will not put it down. This is an amazing child who did not have the horrific background as the likes of David Pelzer or Genie but neverless without love, affection and acceptance from his parents managed to shut the whole world out.
It has left me hungry to know of Dibs past the age of 15, so far I cannot find a follow up.