I live in Japan. I encountered PCA in 1973 by taking the class of my former teacher, Gisho Saiko. He tried to teach us in learner centered way. I learned the PCA attitude a lot from him. Then I started to attend workshops. At that time Rogers’ approach, so called, “non-directive therapy,” “client-centered therapy,” “person-centered approach” was coming to Japan. We learned so much enthusiastically his approach. Many workshops and Encounter groups were held in many places. Now, it seems to me that enthusiasm became less than that time. Even though it, it’s still many workshops and encounter groups are going on. I’ve been much inspired by that.
The things I have been inspired are:
I am grateful and honored by being a member of CSP. Thank you!