Rogers - Carl Rogers The Humanistic Approach SelfActualization potential PositiveRegard theneedtoreceive acceptance,respect, (Conditionsof

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Carl Rogers: The Humanistic Approach Two Basic Human Needs Self Actualization: the need to fulfill all of one’s  potential. Positive Regard: the need to receive  acceptance, respect, and affection from others. Positive regard often comes with conditions attached (“ Conditions of  Worth ”): We must meet others’ expectations to get it.  This is called  Conditional Positive Regard .
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Basic Human Problem : The two needs are  often in conflict.  Satisfying one may mean  giving up the other. Effect on Personality : We get a false picture  of who we are—our interests, motivations,  goals, abilities.               Our Two Selves Real Self   (“Organism”):     all  our experiences  (feelings, wishes,  perceptions) Self-Concept : the  person we think we  are (e.g., “I am. ..”)
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Losing Touch with the Real Self We have a need for  positive self-regard  (to like and 
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