person-centered psychotherapy

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person-centered psychotherapy,

n psychotherapeutic philosophy based on the belief that every person has an innate impulse toward growth and a desire to reach his full potential.
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A credible case is made for the use of Rogerian psychotherapy as a way to facilitate greater therapeutic alliance.
For example, Truax's (1966) empirical research asserted that Rogerian psychotherapy was actually just as directive as it was nondirective.
For example, after reading Joseph Weizenbaum's introduction to Computer power and human reason, which discusses the "Eliza/Doctor" program that simulates a Rogerian psychotherapy session, one can try the program on the CD.