To experiment oneself in a free way in a facilitated relationship is less simple than we could imagine. The absence of any direction or limitation to this self-emerging process allows the emergence of potential but, at the same time, we could be worried by the wide number of opportunities in front of us.
Because “Freedom to be oneself is a frighteningly responsible freedom” (Carl R. Rogers, 1961).
The Approach applies its principles in several fields: counseling, psychotherapy and education.
Rogers, C. R. (1951). Client-Centered Therapy. London, UK: Constable & Company Ltd, original ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company
Rogers, C. R. (1961). On becoming a person: A therapist’s view of psychotherapy. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company