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As I was reading, I was not just appraising it from the hopeful counsllor in me, but at the time I was experiencing a painful relationship. In this relationship, I felt as though I was never properly listened to - if ever I expressed feeling hurt to my partner, my emotions were used by him as a way of attacking me, thus making me feel even more unloved and unappreciated, but bound to stay so as not to be alone. Reading this book, I began to see how abusive this relationship actually was.
I actually think I appreciated this book more on my personal level than on the academic level which brought me to it originally.
This book does not really offer advice for new counsellors on how to work with their clients. The only advice it gives about that is that the therapeutic relationship should involve empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard - if these core conditions are present, then the person seeking help is being offered the best environment for change to occur. However, although this work does not necessarily offer a counselling model to work by, what Rogers does illustrate is that people need to be 'allowed' to have feelings in order for them to properly function.Read more ›
Brilliant, although some terminology was difficult to sort out (American and scientific neologisms) but excellent.
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A fine piece of writing by CR. In it he simply and powerfully communicates himself to the reader. A way of being, his way of being, laid out clearly and broadly. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Colin Bowman