With regards to Carl Rogers person- centered theory please describe the following:
-reliability (is the model consistent)?
-validity (is the model doing what it claims)?
-application (model under consideration, suitable or relevant for application)?
Carl Rogers-Person-centered theory
Assessment and diagnosis is an ongoing process based on the procedures of person-centered therapy. The therapist's primary function is to facilitate the client's discovery regarding his or her problems. A basic assumption of the person-centered approach is that the human person has a natural tendency by which to discover his or her own potential. This actualizing tendency is described as the inherent inclination to develop the capacity to become self-reliant. For instance, in person-centered therapy, the therapist plays a supportive, but nondirective role. Thus, what the client discovers about him or herself is viewed as "experiencing". One of the major factors in person-centered therapy is the responsibility placed upon the client to explore the problem situation. In addition, the person-centered approach to therapy stresses "unconditional positive regard for others" (i.e., respecting the integrity and rights of ...
This solution discusses the Rogerian approach to psychotherapy. Models using the person-centered approach to therapy are presented in relating to health care, personal experiences in relationships.