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…

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…

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

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

Valois Robichaud

My professional career has been enriched over the years as a professor and researcher in educational sciences, with an emphasis in  andragogy and social gerontology of psychoanalytic orientation.

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…

Carlos Mario Vélez

I have been terrified of getting involved, being close, opening up, participating, belonging, committing myself and being accessible to others.


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


Carl R. Rogers developed a profound practice and understanding of psychotherapy. Rogers’ essential insight is that certain qualities of the relationship between therapist and client (or person and person) can be learned and practiced to create an optimal interpersonal climate for personal growth, development, and healing. In this course, we will be learning through our own experience, reflection, and practice.
December 11th - 13th 2020.

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