Three approached to psychotherapy: Rogers, Perls and Ellis (1965)
Client: Gloria, patient of producer Dr. Shostrom
Single divorced mother
o Rogers: should she disclose to her daughter that she is sexually active?
o Perls: they just argue
o Ellis: she expresses her frustration about not attracting the kind of men whom she would like to
Carl Rogers: (1940/1992)
Rapport is established.
Shows genuineness-interviewing ‘tricks’ will not do
Unconditional positive regard
Working alliance-agreement on what it is that is being worked on
Free expression of feeling on part of the client
Use of ;reflection’ and ‘clarification’ helps to lead to understanding
Approached differ in value placed on importance on ‘interpretation’
Use methods to help ‘unblock’ o