The Humanistic Psychology
of Carl Rogers
College accreditation: International Association for Distance Learning.
Course approved by Institute for Meridian Psychotherapy for
professional development purposes.
recommended period of study: approx.
months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
£195.00 (195 Pounds Sterling - for currency conversion see
(A FREE textbook will be sent to UK students. Non-UK students will normally have to purchase the book on-line
from an internet bookstore.)
Method of study:
Textbook study. Written assignments based on
the set textbook. Assignment questions are issued by email and
students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by
Course description and
Carl Rogers is an important
figure in the development of the "new"
psychology focusing on the self-resourceful
individual, and has had tremendous influence on
the development of counselling, psychotherapy
and personal communication skills as well as on
educational philosophy. Many new styles of
"humanistic" counselling and therapy owe their
debt to Rogers, who made popular the concepts of
“client-centered” or “person-centered” helping
Nevertheless, he is not mentioned
in most hypnotherapy and NLP courses as well as
many counselling and psychotherapy courses which
may include outlines of such figures as Freud,
Jung and Adler but not Rogers.
If you have not
been acquainted with Rogers' ideas before now,
now is the time to fill that gap in your
professional and intellectual education. If you
just have a general interest in psychology,
ideas and people, this course will give you much
This certificate course comprises studies of a
representative selection of the written works of
Carl Rogers, including the following:
The nature of
The concept of the
Theory and scientific research,
Rogers' view of education,
The nature of the
Rogers and social
Rogers has been called “the most influential
psychologist in American history”. The unit not
only provides an ideal overview of his work, but
students already acquainted with Rogers’
approach will find much diverse material to
increase their wider appreciation of this giant
of humanistic psychology.
Criteria: Open entry.
Suitability: This course is offered for
professional development purposes or for personal interest.
Successful graduates will receive the Certificate
in the Humanistic Psychology of Carl Rogers awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK
qualification. The college is accredited by the International Association for
The course is approved by
The Institute for Meridian Psychotherapy
(which is linked to UKCHT) as a professional development course (see
societies page for explanation).
This course is accepted by
Calamus International University (a
non-UK, private distance university with private accreditation) for credit towards
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practising counselling and psychotherapy in the UK and elsewhere.
We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at
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now, go to our Application page