Author Archives: Gwyn H Hughes

About Gwyn H Hughes

I am a person-centred counselor with also a passion for family history, of which I write about at http://hergestgenealogy.wordpress.com. I also write articles for The News Hub.

Carl Rogers’ Propositions [IV]

[IV] The organism has one basic tendency and striving – to actualize, maintain and enhanced the experiencing organism. This particular proposition feels, to me, as a required follow up to the preceding one: that there seems to be a force … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers’ Propositions [III]

[III] The organism reacts as an organized whole to this phenomenal field. In my mind this proposition is possibly one of the most influential of all in regards to successful counselling. It encapsulates Rogers’ life-long belief that everyone has an … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers’ Propositions [II]

[II] The organism reacts to the field as it is experienced and perceived. This perceptual field is, for the individual, “reality”. This is one of my favourite Propositions. The idea that no objective reality exists and so everyone experiences their … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers’ Propositions [I]

I’ve been refreshing myself with Rogers’ 19 famous propositions which form the corner stone of his theory of personality and behavior. Familiarity of these goes a long way to understanding the world we live in and the individuals who populate … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in Bereavement

The loss of someone close feels like it is the end of the world. Your world, or your perception of it as it used to be. Reality for the bereaved is predominantly stuck in the past, with the occasional forays … Continue reading

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Relationships and Reality: Isolation within Bereavement

It goes without saying that when one enters a state of bereavement another reality is unavoidably entered. Through death, a shift in our perception of our world is forced upon us without our consent. We are faced with two choices; … Continue reading

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The Reality of Death Anxiety: Personal Observations

As my existence travels through time, my subjective reality changes with it. Almost re-inventing, tweaking the aperture of my senses to form a new perspective on the world. Helping me along the way is the incredible knowledge I’m gathering through … Continue reading

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