Jerold Bozarth

Jerold Bozarth

Jerold Bozarth was Professor Emeritus of the University of Georgia, where his tenure included Chair of the Department of Counseling and Human Development, Director of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program and Director of the Person-Centered Studies Project. He was a consultant for person-centred training programmes in the Czech Republic and Portugal; Scientific Director for the Person-Centred Learning Programme at the Institute for Person-Centred Learning in England; and was associated with the Person-Centred Connections programme, also in England. He learned the person-centred approach from long term mental hospital 'patients'  who were considered 'impossible' by other helping organisations. He had been an advocate of the non-directive client-centered approach of Carl Rogers since 1957. He was author of over 400 articles, book chapters, and technical manuals and four books related to Rogers approach.

Books by Jerold Bozarth

Person-Centered Therapy: A revolutionary paradigm

Person-Centered Therapy: A revolutionary paradigm

ISBN 978 1 898059 22 6 (1998)

In this book Jerold Bozarth presents a collection of twenty revised papers and new writings on person-centred therapy representing over 40 years' work as an innovator and theoretician. He reflects upon Carl Rogers' theoretical foundations, emphasises the revolutionary nature of these foundations…