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On Becoming A Person

Author : Carl Rogers
ISBN : 9780544086661
Genre : Social Science
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The late Carl Rogers, founder of the humanistic psychology movement, revolutionized psychotherapy with his concept of "client-centered therapy." His influence has spanned decades, but that influence has become so much a part of mainstream psychology that the ingenious nature of his work has almost been forgotten. A new introduction by Peter Kramer sheds light on the significance of Dr. Rogers's work today. New discoveries in the field of psychopharmacology, especially that of the antidepressant Prozac, have spawned a quick-fix drug revolution that has obscured the psychotherapeutic relationship. As the pendulum slowly swings back toward an appreciation of the therapeutic encounter, Dr. Rogers's "client-centered therapy" becomes particularly timely and important.
Category: Social Science

On Becoming A Person

Author : Carl Ransom Rogers
ISBN : 0395084091
Genre : Psychology
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Category: Psychology

Becoming A Person

Author : Carl Rogers
ISBN : 1614278687
Genre : Psychology
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2015 Reprint of 1954 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Carl Rogers was among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology. The person-centered approach, his own unique approach to understanding personality and human relationships, found wide application in various domains such as psychotherapy and counseling (client-centered therapy), education (student-centered learning), organizations, and other group settings. These two lectures, first delivered in 1954, comprise the core of his teachings. In 1961 his shorter works would be collected and published as "On Becoming a Person." Contents: Some Hypotheses Regarding the Facilitation of Personal Growth What It Means to Become a Person
Category: Psychology

Becoming A Person Of Influence

Author : John C. Maxwell
ISBN : 9781418508319
Genre : Business & Economics
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America's leadership expert teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, you are an influencer. Whatever your vocation or aspiration is, you can increase your impact with Maxwell's simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others. Watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts!
Category: Business & Economics

A Toddler S Life

Author : Marilyn Shatz
ISBN : 0195099230
Genre : Medical
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What sets humans apart from other social animals? In an intimate account of a child's development from age one to three, distinguished psychologist Marilyn Shatz answers this question by arguing that humans are unique in their ability to reflect on themselves, to compare themselves to others, and to self-correct. Language plays a central role in such processes because it offers the developing child a powerful tool for going beyond immediate experience to an understanding of unobservable states and motivations. In addition to her two decades of research in developmental psychology, Shatz draws on observations of her grandson Ricky to show how toddlers use their cognitive, social, and linguistic skills to understand and eventually to employ language as a means for successfully engaging others. Shatz expertly brings the dialogue of the toddler to life, plotting the turning points in Ricky's progress from fifteen-month-old one-word speaker to three-year-old articulate preschooler. The story of a child's increasingly sophisticated involvement with an expanding world is here generalized to other young children and skillfully interwoven with both empirical research and insightful commentary about the nature of human' learning in a social setting. Parents, teachers, researchers, and students of developmental psychology and psycholinguistics will find this book to be an interesting and engaging study of early developmental processes.
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On Becoming A Person

Author : Ruth Janko
ISBN : 1456815466
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Becoming A Person

Author : John McRae
ISBN : 1927213193
Genre : People with mental disabilities
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"The uplifting and challenging story of how an intellectually disabled New Zealander helped change the world. Brain-damaged at birth, Robert Martin was locked away as a child in places for the 'mentally deficient' where he suffered neglect, abuse and violence. He came to understand that he and his friends were 'nothing people; worthless and valueless, without opinions or rights'. Robert became a runaway, a thief, a scrapper and an activist. But he also stole books and educated himself, and began a civil rights campaign in small town New Zealand that helped grow an international movement. He travelled the world, saw horror in giant institutions and pleaded with politicians and bureaucrats for a better life for his friends. In 2003 he stood alone in a crowded hall to address the United Nations: 'My name is Robert Martin, and I have an intellectual disability.' Becoming a Person is an often painful, but ultimately uplifting account of a journey from nothingness to celebrity. It challenges us to re-examine our notions of what it is to be human"--Publisher's description.
Category: People with mental disabilities

Becoming A Person

Author : Martin Woodhead
ISBN : 9781134965441
Genre : Education
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First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Becoming A Person Of Destiny

Author : Ken Hultman
ISBN : 9781466946767
Genre : Self-Help
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Do you want to fulfill your destiny? The purpose of life is to discover and fulfill your reason for livingyour destiny. Everyone has unique talents and abilities needed to make our world a better place for all. Developing and fully utilizing those abilities is the odyssey of a lifetime. Moving toward destiny takes self-awareness, determination, courage, and faith. Intended for individuals who want a more empowered, vibrant, and purposeful life, this scholarly and deeply penetrating book is packed with useful insights and suggestions, along with numerous practical tools and instruments that help you do the following: Understand destiny and its role in defining your self-concept Clarify your destiny and how it can be fulfilled Use destiny as a criterion for evaluating choices and actions Learn the factors that support and hinder movement toward destiny Identify and overcome specific barriers to destiny
Category: Self-Help