I have attached the following case study. I'm trying to determine why out of all the theories person centered & feminist theory's have been chosen to apply to this problem and if both of these theories will actually work for the client. What is the main focus using these theories?
Please review the scenario and determine from a person-centered & feminist point of view if it is the therapist's responsibility to get the client to change her decision about the baby and explain why or why not.
CLIENT: IS A 30 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO HAS DECIDED TO HAVE A BABY NOW IN HER LIFE BECAUSE OF SOME HEALTH ISSUES. SHE IS NOT CURRENTLY DATING AND HAS DECIDED TO HAVE A BABY THROUGH INVITRO FERTILIZATION THROUGH THE SPERM BANK. SHE HAS A GOOD JOB OWNS HER OWN HOME, AND HAS PLANNED FOR THIS EVENT© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 2:47 am ad1c9bdddf
The case study does not give a great deal of detail however from the little presented I think there is good reason for the two kinds of therapy suggested.
Here are the core concepts of Person Centered therapy (from wikipedia-- can't cite from this source):
Rogers (1957; 1959) stated  that there are six necessary and sufficient conditions required for therapeutic change:
1. Therapist-Client Psychological Contact: a relationship between client and therapist must exist, and it must be a relationship in which each person's perception of the other is important.
2. Client incongruence, or Vulnerability: that incongruence exists between the client's experience and awareness. Furthermore, the client is vulnerable to anxiety which motivates them to stay in the relationship.
3. Therapist Congruence, or Genuineness: the therapist is congruent within the therapeutic relationship. The therapist is deeply involved him or herself - they are not "acting" - and they can draw on their own experiences (self-disclosure) to facilitate the relationship.
4. Therapist Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR): the ...