Carl Ransom Rogers
"The father of client-centered therapy"
Birth and Death
Rogers' last years were devoted to applying his theories in situations of political oppression and national social conflict, and traveling worldwide to do so. In 1987 he died of a heart attack in San Diego, California.
Contributuions to Psychology
- "Self Actualization"
- "Person Centered Therapy"
- PCT is a form of talk-psychotherapy to provide clients with an opportunity to develop a sense that they can realize how their attitudes, feelings and behavior are being negatively affected.
- Towards the end of his life Carl Rogers was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with national intergroup conflict in South Africa and Northern Ireland.
- He had two books published.