Person Centred and Experiential Theory and Practice

Person-Centred Practice: The BAPCA Reader

Person-Centred Practice: The BAPCA Reader

ISBN 978 1 898059 16 5 (2000)

Person-Centred Practice, the journal of the British Association for the Person-Centred Approach (BAPCA), was established in 1993 and was published twice a year. Now out of print, PCCS Books in association with BAPCA is pleased to publish this selection of over thirty papers, representing the breadth of international material published in…
Invitation to Person-Centred Psychology

Invitation to Person-Centred Psychology

ISBN 978 1 898059 90 5 (2006)

This book poses a number of everyday questions, such as ‘What makes us tick?’ ‘Where do my values come from?’ ‘How did I become who I am?’ and ‘Why are relationships so important?’ In his acclaimed  accessible style, Tony Merry explores…
Freedom to Practise: Person-centred approaches to supervision

Freedom to Practise: Person-centred approaches to supervision

ISBN 978 1 898059 59 2 (2004)

This book is the first to focus exclusively on person-centred supervision. The editors explore the practice of supervision in the light of person-centred philosophy and theory, review and critique the generic literature on supervision and then look at some of the issues, questions and dilemmas that arise in supervision. The…
Embracing Non-directivity: Reassessing person-centered theory and practice in the 21st century

Embracing Non-directivity: Reassessing person-centered theory and practice in the 21st century

ISBN 978 1 898059 68 4 (2005)

Non-directivity is the distinguishing feature of the revolutionary, anti-authoritarian approach to psychotherapy and human relations developed by Carl Rogers. This book brings together an impressive international collection of person-centered writers, each exploring an important facet of non-directivity as it relates to person-centered theory and practice. Their contributions examine the history,…
Dictionary of Person-Centred Psychology

Dictionary of Person-Centred Psychology

ISBN 978 1 898059 88 2 (2002)

This dictionary provides a comprehensive guide to key concepts in person-centred psychology. Whilst the person-centred approach to counselling and psychotherapy is one of the most popular today, it is also widely misunderstood. Definitions in this dictionary clarify concepts fundamental to the approach, summarise key and current debates within the approach,…
The Client-Centred Therapist in Psychiatric Contexts: A therapists’ guide to the psychiatric…

The Client-Centred Therapist in Psychiatric Contexts: A therapists' guide to the psychiatric landscape and its inhabitants

ISBN 978 1 898059 55 4 (2003)

Why do not more client-centred therapists work in psychiatric settings? Whatever the answer, this book is a solid attempt to pave the way for a greater involvement. Lisbeth Sommerbeck brings over 25 years' experience of working as a client-centred therapist in psychiatric contexts to her explanation of the psychiatric system and…