Client-Centered Therapy: Foundations and Fundamentals

“What alarms me slightly is the fervor with which…Person-Centered Approach beliefs are held as though they constitute an absolute belief – a truth that is self evident.” Steve Vincent is concerned with differentiating between the work of those persons who counsel by implementing skills and those who are Person (or Client)-Centered in their being. In these essays he approaches his concerns by threading together various of his understandings: What is Humanism? What do different types of therapies do, and what do they imply about human beings? And especially, what does (and does not) constitute Person-Centered therapy?”

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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.
March 5th - 7th 2021.

Carl Rogers Interim 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). Even those familiar with the structure may have questions…March 20 & 21, 2021

Kids Workshop

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.

April 17th & 18th, 2021



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