Classic Individual Therapy


VIDEO:  Carl Rogers’s counselling session with Gloria is a third of a training film titled Three Approaches to Psychotherapy (1965). The other two sessions were with Fritz Perls (Gestalt Therapy), and Albert Ellis (Rational Emotive Therapy).

Humanistic Therapy Approach

Dr. Carl Rogers, PhD., Psychologist and developer of Client Centered Psychotherapy.

Watch:  As Dr. Rogers conducts On-Going Therapy sessions with Gloria, The Identified Patient.

Dr. Rogers wants the viewer to know his approach is based on concepts of: 

Establishing Genuineness with Gloria



Displaying Unconditional Positive Regard

 Why you should listen to Dr. Rogers?

He is known as the originator of Client Centered Psychotherapy, and helped establish Humanistic Psychology.


Counseling and Psychotherapy (1942)

Client-Centered Therapy (1951)

Psychotherapy and Personality Change (1954)

On Becoming a Person (1961)

Gestalt Therapy (Fritz Perls)

Summary:  Frederick Perls demonstrates his Gestalt Therapy on the client named Gloria.

Watch:  As Dr. Perls conducts On-Going Therapy sessions with Gloria, the Identified Patient, from a Gestalt Therapy Orientation.

 Albert Ellis (Rational Emotive Therapy)

Summary:  Albert Ellis demonstrates his Rational Emotive Therapy (RET)  on the client named Gloria.


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