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HUMANISTIC APPROACHES

1. Explain Rogers’ person-centered approach and his concept of unconditional positive regard. How is this approach different from other humanistic approaches? Compare Roger’s approach to a different approach you have studied earlier in the course.

2. Explain each level of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Describe the importance of each need. Explain a situation in which an individual might work towards a higher need even if the lower ones are not met yet. How might you use this information when you develop goals with clients?

INFLUENCES

3. Explain how the textbook describes: stress, adjustment, and health differences. How might each factor impact one’s personality development? Explain why these individual factors are important to know about your client.

ONLY USE TEXTBOOK AND SOURCES PROVIDED AS REFERENCES.

Read Chapters 9 and 12 in your text.

In Chapter 9: “Humanistic, Existential, and Positive Aspects of Personality” you will learn about the theorists Carl Rogers, Abraham Maslow, and Erich Fromm and how they view the development of personality.

Chapter 12: “Stress, Adjustment, and Health Differences” will focus on how maladaptive behaviors/thoughts, illnesses, and methods of healing are related to personality development.

Video

AsheKtael. (2008, Jul 22). Carl Rogers. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mYo0KyEgas

CounsellingResources. (2011, Jul 17). An Introduction to Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CF2c1q_OvdE

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400 words min. NO PLAGIARISM. References and citations required.

Textbook reference: Howard S. Friedman and Miriam W. Schustack. (2012). Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research. (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Higher Education.

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