La Jolla Program UK 2017

April 29, 2016 - May 07, 2016

St Rita’s Centre, Honiton, Devon | £675 for single room/ £610 twin room/ £565 (3 or more sharing)/ £400 day resident


Person-Centred Self Discovery and Personal Growth.

Saturday 29th April to Sunday 7th May 2017.

A project of the Center for Studies of the Person, California, U.S.A..

The Center was founded by Carl Rogers and his colleagues in 1968.They also established the La Jolla Program, which follows the person-centred approach developed by Rogers over fifty years ago. Thousands of people from around the world have come to learn, experiment, study and experience the person-centred approach and to integrate its concepts into their lives.

In 1970 Carl Roger’s wrote, “ Nearly 35 years ago, I also experienced the potency of the changes in attitudes and behaviours which can be achieved in a group. This has been an interest of mine ever since “

The Program provides a rich and potent setting for the possibility of transformational growth. The eight days will be spent in a combination of small group and community time with the exact pattern of each day being negotiated with participants, placing high value on mutual respect, careful listening and the acceptance of differences.


Will Stillwell was a colleague of Carl Rogers and is Co-Director of the La Jolla Program.

He is a partner in Conflict Transformations, where he works with organisations to find new ways to deal with conflict, morale, leadership, quality of work, creativity and accountability.

He has recently been involved in a project to make complete transcriptions on video of Carl Rogers interviewing clients

John Wilson completed the Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling at the University of Strathclyde in 2005.He has a private counselling practice in Bathgate, Scotland and facilitates online Continuing Professional Development opportunities via He is a tutor and business manager at Temenos in Sheffield.


St.Rita’s Centre, Honiton, Devon is purpose-built for groups and conferences. It offers peace and tranquillity in the beautiful Vale of Honiton. The town is close to the coast and the historic cities of Exeter and Taunton. It is easily accessible by road and public transport.

The Program is fully residential with single or shared rooms. All rooms are en-suite.

INCLUSIVE 8 day COST per person: Single room  £675: Twin room £610: 3 or more sharing £565: Day delegates £420 (includes  meals, tea and coffee each day)

A £75 deposit will secure a place.

For further information please email the organiser, Kay Laurie at:

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