Category Archives: Carl Rogers

Every interaction is my practice.

I’m taking something from an email I received from my childhood friend just two days ago.  I’m anti-pharmaceuticals when it comes to matters of mental health.  In great part because I’ve read the pros and cons of pharmaceuticals and because … Continue reading

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The Gas Light Effect

I’m reprinting a blog post I wrote years ago on another one of my blogs, in 2009 (with updates in brackets and at the end).  Periodically I like to re-post blog posts with updates…to remind me where I was and … Continue reading

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Excerpts from Carl Roger’s On Becoming A Fully Functioning Person

The Good Life and the Fully Functioning Person (1953) Note These passages are from On Becoming a Person, a collection of essays by Carl Rogers published in 1961. *** I have gradually come to one negative conclusion about the good … Continue reading

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