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carl rogers


Carl Rogers, Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy [online text]

Carl B. Rogers, On Becoming a Person: A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy 167-175 (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., Sentry edition, 1961)

"The Power of Listening," in Gerry Spence, Win Your Case 34-46 (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005)

Class Videos

Class Viewing 1: Carl Rogers on Person-Centered Therapy [3:43 mins.] [referring to the patient's inner world; drawing a distinction between being an expert and simply try to help the patient]

Class Viewing 2: Person Centred and Process Experiential Emotion Focused Therapy
[9:30 mins.] [end class presentation at 5:39 mins.] [Robert Elliott explaining Carl Rogers approach to psychotherapy, going on to detail the approaches to psychotherapy that grew from Rogers' work; explaining his own emotion focused therapy] Pt2 [9:52 mins.] [Pt2 will not be shown in class]

Class Viewing 3: Carl Rogers Lecture on Listening and Empathy [14:23 mins.] [1974] Pt2 [9:26 mins.] Pt3 [14:07 mins.] Pt4 [10:58 mins.] [total viewing time: approx. 50:00 mins.] [alt. source]

Class Viewing 4: Carl Rogers in Ten Minutes [10:06 mins.] [Eric Dodson]

Class Viewing 5: Jordan Peterson on Carl Rogers [50:09 mins.] [2017] [presentation on Carl Rogers begins at 38:54 mins.] [Peterson presents some cogent remarks about therapy and the theraputic relationship]

[Note: If the Carl Rogers session videos are combined with Humanistic Psychology for a single session, the Rogers videos in Class Viewing 3 will need to be edited. Another possibility is to eliminate the Eric Dodson, Carl Rogers in Ten Minutes video (Class Viewing 4).]

Reference (Jordan Peterson on Carl Rogers)

2106 Lecture on Phenomenology and Carl Rogers
[1:15:33 mins.]

2015 Lecture on Carl Rogers
[1:19:03 mins.] [begins presentation with comments on phenomenology]

2014 Lecture on Carl Rogers (Phenomenological Humanism)

Reference (Video) (Carl Rogers)

Carl Rogers
[2:36 mins.]

Carl Rogers: A Conversation
[30:30 mins.] [A 1983 conversation with Carl Rodgers]

Carl Rogers: Counseling in Action
[9:07 mins.]
Pt. II [9:57 mins.] Pt. III [9:47 mins.] Pt. IV [10:00 mins.] Pt. V [7:34 mins.]

Carl Rogers: The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference, 1985
[3:56 mins.]

Personality: Humanism, Carl Rogers, Person-Centered Theory, and Self-Esteem
[16:36 mins.] [Chris Dual, East Tennessee State] [reference to schemas & scripts] [reference to Carl Rogers begins at 4:04 mins., but moves immediately to talk about self-concept]

About Carl Rogers and Rogerian Therapy

Rogerian Approach to Counseling Explained
[4:55 mins.]

Beginning of Rogerian Therapy
[4:38 mins.] [Jules Seeman] [reference to Otto Rank]

Perspectives on the Masters: Carl Rogers
[57:01 mins.; the Carl Rogers commentary is the first 9:38 mins. of the video] [2011] [Dr. Jeffrey Zeig talking about the "masters" also discusses Virginia Satir, Eric Erickson, Carl Whitaker, & Victor Frankl]

Emotion Focused Therapy

EFT Distinctive Features and Influence
[14:05 mins.] [Robert Elliott] Pt2 [14:37 mins.] Pt3 [11:37 mins.] Pt4 [9:23 mins.]

Les Greenberg on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
[8:04 mins.]

Leslie Greenberg on Emotion-Focused Therapy in 2016
[43:56 mins.]

EFT Training
[13:44 mins.] [Leslie Greenberg] Pt2 [10:33 mins.]

How Do You Change Emotions?
[1:57 mins.]


Carl R. Rogers, Client-Centered Therapy (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1965)(1951)

___________, On Becoming a Person: A Therapist's View of Psychotherapy (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1961)

___________, A Way of Being (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980)

Web Resources

Carl Rogers
[Saul McLeod, Simply Psychology]

Carl Rogers: 1902-1987

Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers: Humanistic Psychology

Carl Rogers and Humanistic Education

Conditions for Therapeutic Change
[Carl Rogers outlines his theory of counseling]

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