The nature of CSP as a face to face community provides members an ample opportunity to engage with one another in a Person Centered way. In this environment members can see for themselves the transforming nature of PCA in its impacts on others and within themselves.
CSP Outreach / Projects
Outreach refers to the ways in which CSP, as a Community and through its individual members, reaches out to and interacts with the wider world. This includes our Events, the Projects of its members, the materials available through the Carl Rogers Memorial Library, and other electronic based programs.
Membership in Center for Studies of the Person provides the identification, recognition and sense of value that comes from being affiliated and associated with Center for Studies of the Person and contributing to the accomplishment of its goals and supporting its activities.
This workshop presented by Barbara and Heather Williams will explore the person centered approach and play therapy. With their own developed philosophy, they build upon the principles of humanistic psychology developed by Carl Rogers, Virginia Satir, and Virginia Axline. Their work focuses on the deep respect for a child and the child’s wisdom.
The La Jolla Program
For more than half a century The La Jolla Program has been at the world forefront in practicing our versions of interpersonal encounter. We convene together facing one another, using the opportunity to talk and otherwise communicate. Our aim is to understand and experience our personal relatedness to happenings that concern us. Our conversations develop…
CARL Rogers Annual Conference
We are pleased to announce our upcoming interim conference, which will provide a safe space to join together for Community and support during our continuing Corona-isolation.
The Encounter Group process is central to the way we seek to be with and interact with one another at the Center for Studies of the Person (CSP)…
Person Centered Psychotherapy
The Person Centered Psychotherapy Project has been in existence for the last five years and we have trained people from many parts of the world including India, Europe, South America and North America. Our work has been to provide high quality training in the Person Centered Psychotherapy that emerged from the Person Centered Approach developed by Carl Rogers…
Gifts From 50
As part of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Center, we offer these gifts from CSP members, past and present. Each of these highlights unique contributions to person centered and humanistic practice and thought.
As a citizen of the United States and as a PCA practitioner I have a variety of feelings and thoughts in me as I watch the violent protestors attack the process of certifying the Electoral College result of the November 2020 Presidential Election. Fear, anger, sadness, a resolve to engage conflict and understand, while at the same time maintaining my personal integrity and preserving basic democratic processes in my home country are some of things that fill my mind.
This workshop presented by Barbara and Heather Williams will explore the person centered approach and play therapy. With their own developed philosophy, they build upon the principles of humanistic psychology developed by Carl Rogers, Virginia Satir, and Virginia Axline. Their work focuses on the deep respect for a child...
April 17th & 18th, 2021
The La Jolla Program 2021
Our aim is to understand and experience our personal relatedness to happenings that concern us...
April 19 through Friday April 23