Skip to main content

Person-Centred Counselling: Therapeutic and Spiritual Dimensions



Person-Centred Counselling: Therapeutic and Spiritual Dimensions

Brian Thorne

ISBN: 978-1-870-33287-3 March 2008 184 Pages


This book draws together chapters, articles and lectures from some twelve years of Brian Thorne?s professional life as a person-centred therapist.

Part 1 Self -exploration.

Chapter 1 The blessing and the curse of empathy.

Chapter 2 The God who comes: Good Friday 1946.

Part II Theory and Practice.

Chapter 3 Person-centred therapy.

Chapter 4 The person-centre approach to large groups.

Chapter 5 The quality of tenderness.

Part III Values and Meaning.

Chapter 6 In search of value and meaning.

Chapter 7 Ethical confrontation in counselling.

Chapter 8 Carl Rogers and the doctrine of Orginal Sin.

Chapter 9 Counselling and the grocer's shop on campus.

Part IV Papers for Special Occasions.

Chapter 10 Intimacy.

Chapter 11 Counselling and community development.

Chapter 12 Conventional and unconventional relationships.

Chapter 13 Who hates the counsellor?

Chapter 14 Carl Rogers: The legacy and the challenge.


Author index.

Subject index.