Research in the PCA
This page contains several links, both to individual papers and databases. Some databases (such as the Rogers’ library) require free membership and some do not.
If you would like to submit a paper to be posted here, please click here to email.
List of Papers
|Janet Tolan||The Fallacy of the ‘Real’ Self - In Praise of the Self-Structure||2002||Presented at the Fifth International Conference
on Client-Centred and Experiential Psychotherapy, Chicago, 2000, and published in Watson, J C. et al. (Eds.), (2002) Client-centered and experiential psychotherapy in the 21st century. PCCS Books, Ross-on-Wye
|Mick Cooper, Megan R Stafford, David Saxon, Jennifer Beecham, Eva-Maria Bonin, Michael Barkham, Peter Bower, Karen Cromarty,
Charlie Duncan, Peter Pearce, Tiffany Rameswari, Gemma Ryan
|Humanistic counselling plus pastoral care as usual versus pastoral care as usual for the treatment of psychological distress in adolescents in UK state schools (ETHOS): a randomised controlled trial||2020||The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health|
|Arthur Bohart||Can you be integrative and a person-centered therapist at the same time?||2012||Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies|
|Isabel Gibbard; Terry Hanley||A five-year evaluation of the effectiveness of person-centred counselling in routine clinical practice in primary care||2008||Counselling and Psychotherapy Research|
|Carl Rogers; F.J. Roethlisberger||Barriers and gateways to communication||1952||Harvard Business Review|
|Mick Cooper, Maureen O’Hara, Peter F. Schmid and Arthur C. Bohart||2013||Sample Chapter from The Handbook of Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling|
|Peter F. Schmid||New Men — a New Image of Man
||2004||from: Proctor, Gillian / Napier, Mary B. (eds.), Encountering feminism, Ross-on-Wye (PCCS)|
|Natalie Rogers, Keith Tudor, Louise Tudor and Keemar Keemar||2012||In Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies 11(1) · March 2012|
|Mick Cooper||Person-centred therapy is actualising its potential in creative and original growth, forging new pathways and understandings
||2007||First published in 'Therapy Today', July 2007|
|Stephen Joseph||PC therapy: why the client knows best
||2003||In The Psychologist 16(6)|
|Stephanos P Vassilopoulos, Andreas Brouzos||2012||In Hellenic Journal of Psychology 9(3)|
|Rebecca Burwell, Charles P. Chen||2006||in Counselling Psychology Quarterly 19(2):189-203|
|William B. Stiles, Michael Barkham, Elspeth Twigg, Mick Cooper||Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural, person-centred and psychodynamic therapies as practiced in UK NHS settings||2006||in Psychological Medicine 36(4):555-66|
- Academia.edu. This website doesn't require you to be a member of any organisation - you can sign up as an 'independent researcher'. Once in, you can use the search bar to search for any papers or topics that interest you. You will find lots of papers to download.
Cecil Patterson (often known as C H "Pat" Patterson), a counsellor, wrote many articles on counselling, including on the person-centered approach. The website isn’t in the best format but there are many papers downloadable.
Elements has a small database of both person-centered and general counselling articles
Universities often have repositories. If you find a paper on PCEP for example that you can’t access, you can look up the university that the author is based at, and see if they have a repository
Strathclyde – Mick Cooper, Robert Elliott and Beth Friere are all based here – just put their names in.
Open University has a similar repository with over 50 articles on counselling
Centre for studies of the person: Carl Rogers’ memorial library. This includes not just many papers by Rogers, but also papers from Maureen O’Hara and other person-centered people.
ADPCA has a library for articles about the person-centered approach.
ADPCA also has back issues of its journal available
You will find papers from other notable person-centered people, such as Allan Turner and Peter F. Schmid in our links section.
Gendlin’s website has a focusing library with many articles on.
Creative edge focusing articles database.
Focusing therapy’s articles
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