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organismic experience. Accept responsibility more freely andbegins to build relationship with therapist.oStage 5:Client begins to experience significant change andgrowth and can express present feelings. These feeling have yetto be accurately symbolized, however. Experience a greaterdifferentiation of feelings and develop more appreciation for thenuances among them. Begin to make their own decisions andtake responsibility for their actions.oStage 6:Dramatic growth and irreversible movement towardself-actualizing. Previously distorted or denied experiences areallowed into awareness and start to rely on their organismic selfas the criterion for evaluating experiences. An unconditional self-regard begins to develop. A physiological loosening also happensat this stage. Therapy can terminate at this stage, as stage 7 willhappen regardless.oStage 7:Client become fully functioning“people oftomorrow”and can generalize their in-therapy experiences totheir world beyond therapy. Organismic self and self-concept arenow unified.Theoretical Explanation for Therapeutic Change:When peoplecome to experience themselves as prized and unconditionallyaccepted, they realize, perhaps for the first time, that they are lovable.OutcomesMost basic outcome of client-centered therapy is a congruent clientwho is less defensive and more open to experience.Other outcomes include:oClearer self-imageoMore realistic world view and better problem-solving skillsoLess anxiety and less vulnerable to threatoMore accepting of others and make fewer demands
The Person of TomorrowIf the 3 necessary and sufficient therapeutic conditions of congruence,u conditional positive regard, and empathy are optimal, then what kindof person would emerge?oPsychologically healthy people are more adaptable, thus morelikely to survive (persons of tomorrow)oPersons of tomorrow would beopen to their experiences,accurately symbolizing them in awareness rather than denyingor distorting them.oPersons of tomorrow wouldtrust in their organismic selves.oPersons of tomorrow would have a tendency tolive fully in themoment, i.e.existential living.oPersons of tomorrow would remain confident in their ownabilityto experience harmonious relations with others.oPersons of tomorrow would be moreintegrated/more wholeand use their organismic criteria for evaluating their experiencesoPersons of tomorrow would have abasic trust of humannatureoPersons of tomorrow would enjoy agreater richness in lifethan other people do.Philosophy of ScienceAccording to Rogers, science begins and ends with the subjectiveexperience, although everything in between must be objective andempirical.Scientists must possess many qualities of the person of tomorrow.

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