the congruence between the self and the experience, which is what people feel and also how that one views themselves An example of this is, if one views themselves as a kind person who is able to express empathy towards others but have an experience which that individual thinks they were cold and unemphatic, they confront an incongruence between their sense of self and their experience ( Cervone & Pervin, 2016). Briefly summarize your thoughts on Roger’s major concepts of the self, self-actualization, and unconditional positive regard.
Rendering to Rogers, ones’ self is an aspect of phenomenological experience. The one aspect of an individual’s experiences of the world which is one of the things that gives us our conscious experience is that individuals experience of themselves or of “a self”. He was able to recognize two different aspects to one’s self which is the actual self and an ideal self. Rogers had identified that individual’s naturally thinking about not only themselves in the present but also their potential selves in their future. With this information, it generated an organized pattern of perceptions not only of the individual’s current self but with the individual’s ideal self that they would like to be. With the ideal self that is the self-concept that the individual would most likely to possess. With this aspect of the ideal self, the perceptions and meanings that are potentially are relevant to the self and that are valued highly with the individual. Rogers documented that
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