The central conditions to a client centered therapy involve conditions that are specialized tools of the client-centered therapist that are specifically intended to encourage the therapist to stay focused on the intrinsic intelligence and honesty of the client and not on the therapist’ personal beliefs. This paper focuses on the client centered therapy specifically the client-centered therapy developed by Carl Rogers.
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Empathy involves more than reflecting content to the client, and it is more than a technical method that the therapist usually uses. It is not merely objective knowledge that is an evaluative understanding on the client from an external view, but a deep understanding of the client with the client.
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