Counseling Theories Comparison Essay by cee-cee

Counseling Theories
This paper discusses person-centered theory and cognitive-behavioral theory.
# 108260 | 1,324 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 28, 2008 in Psychology (Rogers) , Psychology (Theory)

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The paper explores the concepts and techniques in Carl Rogers' client-centered approach to therapy and in cognitive-behavioral theory. The paper also highlights the main differences between these two theoretical approaches to therapy.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Demorest, A. (2005). Psychology's Grand Theorists: How Personal Experiences Shaped Professional Ideas. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Mahwah, NJ. p. 172
  • Seligman, L. (2006). Theories of counseling and psychotherapy: Systems, strategies, and skills. (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education, Ltd.
  • Wilkins P., Bozarth J., (2000) Introduction to Volume 3: Unconditional Positive Regard in Context, Retrieved from
  • Plante T. G. (2005) Contemporary Clinical Psychology, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons
  • Messina J.J., Person-Centered (Humanistic)Therapy, Retrieved from

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APA Format

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MLA Format

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