Person centered therapy is a form of psychotherapy developed by psychologist Carl Rogers. It is based on the belief that individuals have within them the capacity to overcome difficulties and to achieve their full potential. Person centered therapy is a non-directive approach that emphasizes the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment in which clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
The goal of person centered therapy is to facilitate personal growth and change by helping clients develop greater self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-trust. In person centered therapy, the therapist takes a non-judgmental and empathetic stance, seeking to understand the client’s experience from their point of view. The therapist also actively listens to the client, reflecting back their thoughts and feelings to help them gain a deeper understanding of their inner world.