For this journal task, first use the text in Chapters 5 and 6 of your text to guide your reflection on Carl Rogers’s principle of self-concept. Applying this phenomenological concept to yourself, address the following in your journal entry: How much congruence do you think there is between your actual, ideal, and ought selves? How does this affect how you think, feel, and act? Briefly summarize your thoughts on Rogers’s major concepts of the self, self- actualization, and unconditional positive regard. What research design(s) did Rogers use in his studies? Do you think Rogers conducted his research ethically? Why or why not? Use examples from the textbook readings and your other research to support your thoughts. Carl Rogers believed that humans have one basic motive which is to self-actualize. However, the potential of the individual human is unique, and we are meant to develop in different ways according to our personality. This means that self-actualization occurs when a person’s ideal self
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