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Client Centered Therapy Client-Centered Therapy CCT was developed by Carl Rogers in the 40s and 50s It is a non-directive approach to therapy directive meaning any therapist behavior that deliberately steers the client in some way Directive behaviors include asking questions offering treatments and making interpretations and diagnoses Virtually all forms of therapy practiced in the US are directive httpworldstdcommbr2ccthtml The most important part of this type of therapy is trust In order for the therapy to work the therapist must gain the respect and trust of the client If he or she does not the client will not get the best treatment which he or she deserves Another big player in this therapy is Albert Ellis Ellis and Rogers when compared to each other by audio tapes only had one thing in common which was Self-confidence Although Ellis has a big part in REBT he has also had a big effect on client or person centered approach Ellis also came up with the ABCs method or approach The diagram below shows what the ABC approach looks at AdversityLee fails an important test BeliefLees self-talk is Im really stupid Ill never do well in school ConsequenceLee gets discouraged doesnt bother studying and fails the next test The A stands for the problem or event that the person is trying to fix or make better B stands for the persons Beliefs and values and C stands for the consequence or out come But in Elliss diagram a client can not go right to the out come because he or shes values and beliefs might go against the course of action to get there A big factor in this are called the four horsemen 1Emotional demanding Should be the way I want 2Low Frustration Tolerance Placing demand on others 3Rating self an others in - ways irrational 4Catastrophesing Your rules or its horrible Everything awful The four horsemen can
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