March 2nd, 2016
Episode 76 of 124 episodes
Claudia Hammond explores Carl Rogers' revolutionary approach to psychotherapy. Led by the client and not the therapist, his influence can be seen throughout the field today. Claudia meets Rogers' daughter, Natalie Rogers, who has followed in her father's footsteps and developed Expressive Arts Person-Centred Therapy and hears more about the man from someone who worked with him; Maureen O'Hara of the National University at La Jolla. Richard McNally of Harvard University and Shirley Reynolds of Surrey University explain how far Rogers' influence extends today, and Claudia sees this for herself in a consulting room in downtown San Francisco, where she meets Person-Centred psychotherapist, Nina Utigaard. Three Approaches to Psychotherapy (1965): film clips courtesy of Sharon K. Shostrom, Psychological & Educational Films.