Born 8 Jan 1902; died 4 Feb 1987 at age 85.
An American psychologist who founded humanistic psychology. His non-directive or client-centric approach to psychotherapy underscores the importance of the personal relationship between the therapist and the client. He is also a pioneer in encounter group technology. In ClientCentered Therapy (1951), he neutrally reflects the client’s emotions, allowing the therapist to create an empathic environment in which the patient can adjust his or her growth direction, rate, and duration of treatment. I suggested. His method had a great influence on the process of psychotherapy.