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Analyze how Carl Roger's humanistic and existential theories affect individual personalities.

Explain how Carl Roger's humanistic and existential theories influence interpersonal relationships

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Carl Rogers existential individual and interpersonal theories

Analyze how Carl Roger's humanistic and existential theories affect individual personalities.

Client-centered therapy is a paradigm proposed by Carl Rogers that proclaims the client has the capacity to resolve his or her own problems when freed from conditional positive regard imposed by society (Kahn, 1989). In developing his theory of personality, Rogers held that individuals were not controlled by unconscious or environmental factors. Based on his humanistic perspective, individuals had specific motivating drives. Thus, Roger' client-centered approach presented a view of human nature in which the individual would develop a positive personal identity. According to Rogers, the person engages in a lifelong goal in search of ...

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This solution discusses Humanistic and Existential theories, and how principles underlying the theories affect individual personalities., and interpersonal relationships.

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Questions about Humanistic and Existential Therapies

1). Compare and contrast Humanistic and Existential therapies. 2). What impact might cultural and/or ethnic diversity have on the processes and outcomes of these two therapeutic approaches? 3). Support your response with the inclusion of at least 1 APA citation from a scholarly reference.

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