Unformatted text preview: regard, humanistic psychology believes that children will develop to their fullest potential. I believe a child’s acceptance by their parents and other adults will result in their ability to truly express themselves. They should be in an atmosphere where they know they will be accepted no matter what they say or do. If a child believes their negative behaviors and feelings are completely unacceptable, thus making them unlovable, the self-esteem and self-concept of this child may becomes distorted. Humanists believe in guiding children to healthy relationships and a healthy self-concept by controlling behavior. By accepting one’s positive behavior while discouraging their negative and hostile behavior you are encouraging the humanistic theories of personality....
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- Spring '08