Current Members

Barbara Bonnice

I am a person who has been passionate about relationships for as long as I can remember. I have been observant and inquisitive about what promotes positive interpersonal interactions; what leads to negative encounters; and what it takes to relate effectively.Since 1987, I have been a nurse passionate about relationships…

Sandy Chamson

I have been a Clinical Psychologist in private practice for over twenty years, treating individuals and couples with anxiety, depression and life change issues. My approach is person-centered, modeled on Rogers’ belief that people have the capacity for self-understanding and correction within themselves…

Dominic L. Cirincione

Dominic has more than thirty-five years of consulting, training, coaching and team building experience. Dominic was a co-founder with Carl R. Rogers and other colleagues of The Center for Studies of the Person in La Jolla California in 1968. His Master’s degree was in Clinical Psychology and he practiced as a licensed therapist…

David Day

I am a father of two young adults, Kyle and Sarah, who are just starting life, post-college. I wake up every day around five in the morning and head down to the local coffee shop in Huntington Beach, California. I think about how I am doing with the two of them…

Ray De Lagrave

I first became acquainted with the Person Centered Approach during a course on Organizational Behavior in my MBA program at UCLA in the mid—60’s. One of our textbooks—On Becoming a Person was my first exposure to Carl Rogers. I remember vividly how profoundly…

Jay Downing

Silvia Dubovoy

Dr Silvia C. Dubovoy is a teacher trainer from birth to six years of age, lecturer, examiner and consultant for the Association Montessori Internationale. Dr. Dubovoy has a B.A., a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Universidad de Barcelona, Spain…

Jackie Hicks

As I reflect on my life, a constant and persistent theme remains as freshly intriguing as it began: I am fascinated by relationships among people and the factors contributing to all our interpersonal dynamics. Since my junior year in college…

Keynan Hobbs

My interest in the Person Centered Approach began while I was failing at a new job. I had an office mate named Barb Bonnice who had been studying PCA in organizations for some time, and was a CSP member. I noticed that she excelled in the areas where I was failing…

Patrick Howley

Around 1978, I attended both the La Jolla Program and a special seminar for therapists with Rogers, Coulson and Gendlin. Both were life-changing events for me. Four years ago, I became a member of CSP. One of the first things I said in a large group meeting was…

Fontaine Laing

Robert Lee

In a past life, Bob was a teacher, counselor, and administrator in the San Diego Unified school district. He became acquainted with Carl Rogers and Client-Centered Therapy and the encounter group in 1963. This took place in a Counseling Institute in San Diego…

Kathryn Meadows

President and CEO of Camelot-USA, Inc. on the board of Center for Studies of the Person. She teaches competence in Leadership and Management, training leaders to become competent in work relationships. She is a linguist using language and PCA to prize and…

Paula Miley

Jere Moorman

Larry Pell

I love this stuff! I’ve been around studying, doing or benefiting from Client Centered Therapy/ PCA for something like forty years now, on and off. I have a limited private practice in Encinitas, California where I live most of the time…

Kjell Ribert

I got acquainted with Rogers’ thought at the same time I started up plunging into the field of conflictology, and thouroughly learned that how you do things strongly affects what you do. And the hows are more often than not much more…

Elli Recht

I have always been interested in self-inquiry and self-development. In college I studied Psychology and recently began a Masters program in pursuit of licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy. I also spent some years in New York City…

Jan Ritt

Anthony Rose

Anthony Rose grew up amidst a large extended family in Los Angeles. He graduated Beverly Hills High School, served in the US Army Reserve, and studied comparative psychology and psychopharmacology…

Antonio Santos

Antonio Monteiro dos Santos, Ph.D., MSCP. Clinical Psychologist licensed in Brazil (CRP-01/0702) and in the USA (CA-PSY-19989). He is a writer, psychotherapist, organizational consultant, coach, professor, trainer…

Will Stillwell

I wander a way touching marvelous earth and meeting her dazzling surprises. My plunge floating forth here dreams a man of peace, free for intimacy, ecstasy, spontaneity, awakenings, appreciations; at ease welcoming the graceful streams…

Elizabeth Wepsic

Elizabeth Wepsic is a National Board Certified Teacher in Art Education: Young Adult to Adolescent and been an art educator in San Diego County nearing 20 years. She began her teaching career at Cortez Hill Academy, a public charter…

Barbara Williams

When I went to Carl Rogers workshop in Santa Cruz in 1972 I listened to Carl describe the person Center qualities and I knew that I was home and someone had verbalized the qualities I felt within myself and so often people did not understand…

Heather Williams

I grew up in a person centered environment and I attended my first Carl Rogers conference when I was little with my mother, Barbara. I loved being at the conference so much that I wanted to live there. I liked being around people…

Kazuo Yamashita

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…

Upcoming Events

Annual Conference

Our theme this year - Finding inner strength, connection and opportunity in times of crisis is particularly apt given the challenges all of us are facing.  We’re adapting to the Corona-challenge by moving this year’s conference to an e-format via Zoom. We are compressing our agenda into three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 7 - August 9, making it easier to fit into people’s schedules.

Csp E-community

These meetings take place weekly on Friday's from 12 noon to 3PM, Pacific Daylight Time.  We generally have around 14 people attending from around the US and the world.  The purpose is to allow attendees to feel Community and Support as we Encounter with one another. The meeting is open to all CSP members, as well as to others who the members may recommend. An online Zoom meeting.

PCA International

Antonio Santos is hosting a weekly PCA International Zoom meeting, which is held on alternating Saturday and Sunday mornings at 6AM Pacific Daylight Time. This start time accommodates the needs of attendees who are spread across the globe.  The meeting runs for two hours, and is well attended by members of the International PCA Community - CSP and others. 

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50 Years of CSP