Roger’s view of human nature

Think about Roger’s view of human nature and how it influences the practice of counseling.

Questions:

  1. In your own words, explain the concept, “actualization tendency.”
  2. How does the actualization tendency influences the practice of Person-Centered Therapy?                (See link to the video below)

https://online.fiu.edu/videos/?vpvid=b2b15faf-1871-47c3-a569-61bb8e097d83

Make sure to make reference to the text to support your points.

Question # 2: Behavioral Therapy Chapter 9 (answer all parts of the question)

Put yourself in the place of a client and think of a particular problem you might have that involves some form of fear or avoidance.

As the client, would you want your therapist to use in vivo (gradual) exposure OR flooding to treat the fear?

  1. Identify the fear
  2. Select a treatment (exposure or flooding)
  3. Explain the specific steps to applying the treatment
  4. Explain why you selected the particular method of treatment over the other option.