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What is the Person-Centred approach? counselling banbury, counselling banbury, counsellor                    The Person-Centred approach assumes that you have your own internal resources for growth. It places great emphasis on congruence, empathy and unconditional positive regard. counselling banbury, counselling banbury, counselling banbury, counselling banbury, counselling banbury, counsellor banbury

  • Congruence can be understood as a way of being. The congruent person is said to be no longer threatened by experience. Their internal responses match fully what is externally expressed to the world.
  • Empathy is a process that is communicated between counsellor and client. The counsellor tries to build a sense of the client's own world. When the client begins to perceive their own world reflected back to them, the process of achieving empathy has began.
  • Unconditional positive regard is an attitude of the counsellor towards the client. The counsellor should not subject any aspect of a client's behaviour to a good or bad value judgement.

For effective therapy to take place it is essential that: counselling banbury, counselling banbury,

  1. the counsellor is congruent
  2. unconditional positive regard is offered by the counsellor
  3. empathic understanding is communicated

Summary: the client as expert... counselling oxfordshire, counselling oxfordshire, counselling                           The relationship between the counsellor and the client is very important for this approach. The counsellor will not be directive and will place the client in the position of expert. The client knows their world better than anyone else and it is the counsellor's role to understand this world from the client's point of view and by doing so try to facilitate growth and change.counselling witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counsellor witney, counsellor witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counselling witney, counsellor Return to homepage counselling oxfordshire, counselling oxfordshire, counselling oxfordshire, counselling oxfordshire, counsellor oxfordshire, psychology banbury, psychology witney, psychology oxfordshire, psychologist banbury, psychologist witney, psychologist oxfordshire, counselling banbury, counselling witney, counsellor oxfordshire, psychology banbury, oxford counsellor, counsellor oxford, counselling oxford, oxford counselling, oxford psychology, psychology oxford, psychologist oxford, oxford psychologist, oxford counsellor, counsellor oxford, counselling oxford, oxford counselling, oxford psychology, psychology oxford, psychologist oxford, oxford psychologist, oxford counsellor, counsellor oxford, counselling oxford, oxford counselling, oxford psychology, psychology oxford, psychologist oxford, oxford psychologist, oxford counsellor, counsellor oxford, counselling oxford, oxford counselling, oxford psychology, psychology oxford, psychologist oxford, oxford psychologist, oxford counsellor, counsellor oxford, counselling oxford, oxford counselling, oxford counsellor, counsellor oxford, counselling oxford, oxford counselling, psychologist banbury, banbury psychologist, oxford psychologist, psychologist oxford,