According to Carl Rogers, must a therapist share every feeling and thought with their client? Is this a necessary part of the therapy? Or, does he see limits to the amount of personal information a therapist should disclose?
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Carl Rogers and Disclosure
Carl Rogers is one of the pioneers of humanistic approach to psychology and psychotherapy research. He established what we now call the person-centered approach wherein treatment is founded upon talk - the facilitated communication between therapist and patient. In this 'talk' the patient is presented a secure environment that encourages feelings of security and comfort wherein the psychotherapist works towards gaining trust and ...
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