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Descriptor English: Person-Centered Psychotherapy
Descriptor Spanish: Psicoterapia Centrada en la Persona
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicoterapia Centrada na Pessoa
Descriptor French: Psychothérapie centrée sur la personne
Entry term(s): Client Centered Therapy
Client-Centered Therapies
Client-Centered Therapy
Nondirective Therapies
Nondirective Therapy
Person Centered Psychotherapy
Person-Centered Psychotherapies
Psychotherapies, Person-Centered
Psychotherapy, Person-Centered
Rogerian Therapy
Therapies, Client-Centered
Therapies, Nondirective
Therapy, Client Centered
Therapy, Client-Centered
Therapy, Nondirective
Therapy, Rogerian
Tree number(s): F04.754.592
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009629
Scope note: A nondirective psychotherapy approach originated by Carl Rogers. The goals of therapy are to promote the client’s congruence, self awareness, and self acceptance. This approach views the client as naturally directed toward self actualization, and only needing facilitative conditions in order to promote this tendency.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 69
History Note: 2016; was THERAPY, NONDIRECTIVE (NM) 1965-2016
DeCS ID: 9816
Unique ID: D009629
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Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/01/24
Person-Centered Psychotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M000606091
Scope note A nondirective psychotherapy approach originated by Carl Rogers. The goals of therapy are to promote the client’s congruence, self awareness, and self acceptance. This approach views the client as naturally directed toward self actualization, and only needing facilitative conditions in order to promote this tendency.
Preferred term Person-Centered Psychotherapy
Entry term(s) Person Centered Psychotherapy
Person-Centered Psychotherapies
Psychotherapies, Person-Centered
Psychotherapy, Person-Centered
Client-Centered Therapy - Broader
Concept UI M0014950
Scope note A procedure in which the therapist refrains from directing the client, with unconditional positive regard for the client, and communication of accurate empathy.
Preferred term Client-Centered Therapy
Entry term(s) Client Centered Therapy
Client-Centered Therapies
Nondirective Therapies
Nondirective Therapy
Rogerian Therapy
Therapies, Client-Centered
Therapies, Nondirective
Therapy, Client Centered
Therapy, Client-Centered
Therapy, Nondirective
Therapy, Rogerian



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