Commitments and Conversations to a Better Life
The Power To Define Reality
I write this essay from my personal experience in a long career as a consultant to people who are working in North American organizations. The organizations have had different social aims — large and small profit-seeking corporations, governmental and not-for profit groups.
I listen to clients tell of their hopes and struggles and I work to help them find their next step; I notice synergies and miscommunications between people and offer suggestions; I seek in a person’s complaints what he or she wants and is committed to do. Upon reflection I ask myself, “Toward what possibilities have my clients and I been moving?” I encourage workers at all levels of an organization to exercise their active, resourceful,
and personally responsible selves. I believe people will more readily find happiness and fulfillment if for themselves they can become clearer – “Who am I?
PERSON CENTERED PSYCHOTHERAPY
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.
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.
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.