Person-Centered Therapy

Person-centered therapy, also known as client-centered therapy and Rogerian therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that was developed by Carl Rogers in the 1940s. Person-centered therapy is based on Roger’s belief that every human being strives for and has the capacity to fulfill his or her own potential. A person-centered therapist is likely to recognize and trust human potential, providing clients with empathy and unconditional positive regard to elicit change.

Local Experts in Person-Centered Therapy

Shannon Heers

Individual Therapy

I come from primary a strengths-based perspective in working with clients, and I value the relationship between the client and therapist as the most effective component of change. Person-centered therapy lets me listen to your story, affirm what you are you feeling, and move forward with your journey.

Georginia Weygand, Ed.S.

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Individual Therapy

I strive to be person-centered. A child is a child first, they happen to have a diagnosis or have difficulty. My evaluations as well revolve around describing the person and their behavior, characteristics, abilities, etc., not the disorder/disability they may meet criteria for.

Barb Kamlet

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy

I work collaboratively with my clients to find their own light and wisdom.

Kathy Temple

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Family Therapy

This approach allows for my clients to feel unconditional, non-judgmental support from me.

Tonia Lowe

Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy

Everyone has a unique perception of themselves and the world around them. As a person-centered therapist, I am committed to being genuine with my clients, providing a healthy example of 'unconditional positive regard,' or, accepting them for who they are, while providing an opportunity to overcome feelings of helplessness and to develop a sense of trust in themselves.

Alli Guerrero

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy

I was originally trained as a person-centered therapist w/ training in the skills required to hear, connect with, and support each unique individual. I have been practicing utilizing this approach since 2013.

Nancy Bortz

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy is similar to Client Centered Therapy. The therapist creates a relationship with the client that is built on positive regard and acceptance. The therapist portrays a congruence of being genuine and empathic. The therapy relationship is key to the client feeling safe and comfortable to be who they are.

Brenda Bomgardner

Individual Therapy

You are the expert of your own life. I hold the mirror as a reflection so that you can see yourself accurately. I have been in the client's chair and the counselor's chair and I can tell you from experience the person in the client's chair is the whole focus of therapy You are the purpose of my purpose.

Nadine Ryser

Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy

Treatment or mental health therapy in my opinion, will never be successful unless the client is permitted to be what I call 'the Director' of their treatment. In doing so, I allow the client to lead their course of treatment, and in that journey I can provide guidance and feedback to increase one's likelihood of achieving goals that have been set.

Margaret Bell

Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy

You know you best. I believe in collaboration for the deepest most profound healing.

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