Category: David Murphy

WAPCEPC – Mutuality of Rogers’ Therapeutic Conditions: The Process and Outcome of Successful Psychotherapy – David Murphy

David Murphy

In Rogers’ theory the natural consequence of therapy is for the client to experience greater congruence between experience and awareness, unconditional positive self regard. As a consequence of being received by the therapist experience of UPR and empathic understanding for the client, the client comes to experience these conditions towards others. Through my research I have provided empirical support for this aspect of our theory. Not only this, the research suggests that when the therapeutic relationship is characterised by the mutual experiencing of therapeutic conditions outcomes are also improved.

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