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Unformatted text preview: 206-2141.Humanism questions on the characteristics of self-actualizers; how to self-actualize; about Peak experiences, the 3 necessary and sufficient conditions for therapy.a.Self Actualizers: a.i.Are Realistically oriented - they set realistic goals and expectations for themselves, others and the natural world. They are non-defensive and accept themselves, others and the natural world as they are. a.ii.Are spontaneous and true to themselves a.iii.Are autonomous and independent. Resist conformity to the culture or to others' opinions but are NOT rebellious for rebelliousness sake! a.iv.Have generally had peakexperiences - profound mystical or spiritual (although not necessarily religious) experiences. a.v.Identify with humankind. Feel they are part of the universe. a.vi.Tend to have profoundly intimate relationships with a few specially loved people rather than superficial relationships with many. a.vii.Have a philosophical rather than hostile sense of humor. a.viii.Are highly creative....
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