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View personality with a focus on the potential for healthy personal growth
meaning, purpose, and communion beyond the self (Lincoln)
Intimate conversation to provide better understanding.
according to Maslow, times in a person's life during which self-actualization is temporarily achieved
Who proposed that we are motivated by a hierarchy of needs?
Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers
Who were two pioneering humanistic theorists?
According to Maslow, this is one of the ultimate psychological needs that arises after basic physical and psychological needs are met and self esteem is achieved; the motivation to fulfill ones potential
Who came up with the person-centered perspective and said that each of us were like an acorn?
Genuineness, acceptance, and empathy
What were the three conditions required for a growth promoting climate?
Open with their own feelings, no facades
Offer unconditional positive regard, confess our worst feelings.
Identification with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and motives
Unconditional Positive Regard
According to Rogers, an attitude of total acceptance toward another person
Subjective, leads to selfishness, erosion of moral restraints,
All of our thoughts and feelings about ourselves, in answer to the question, "Who am I?"