Tag: person-centered

What Exactly is Empathy? (Part 2)

Part One of Article – What Exactly is Empathy? (Part One)  3. Empathy is a Special Being with Another Person. “The special being with another person – called as empathy…An element which is extremely important in understanding the personality dynamics and for affecting changes in personality, human behavior.”   – Carl Rogers, Extracted from his seminar on
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Who Am I? On My Professional and Personal Philosophy Journey: Final Part 3

Original Location: http://corimuscounseling.blogspot.hk/2014/05/who-am-i-on-my-professional-and_18.html Part One: http://corimuscoun.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/who-am-i-on-my-professional-and-personal-philosophy-journey-part-one/ Part Two: http://corimuscoun.wordpress.com/2014/06/29/who-am-i-on-my-professional-and-personal-philosophy-journey-part-two/ Moving On: Then What?    Upon graduation I returned to my home country to reunite fully with my parents, with the passion that I could integrate my experiences with my professional counseling work. I re-resided in the family home (the common Eastern cultural practice that daughters
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Learning Empathy: Why Do We Need It?

Empathy is an important element for the fulfillment of one putting self into another, hence its significant role in good interpersonal relationships. In counseling learning, all teaching approaches from the various disciplines agree on the key to the building therapeutic relationship as the therapist’s empathy – the awareness of the feelings, meaning of words of
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Who Am I? On My Professional and Personal Philosophy Journey: Part Two

Part One: http://corimuscoun.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/who-am-i-on-my-professional-and-personal-philosophy-journey-part-one/ Originally From: http://corimuscounseling.blogspot.hk/2014/05/who-am-i-on-my-professional-and_5.html The questioning of “Being Self”    I was also aware of the rising voice of the missing inner piece – now looking back I can better postulate it as the suppression of turning to the personal and subjective meaning of being human, and the forced order to objectify and
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On Openness

When I was young, I have this particular set of belief that the world is according to my knowledge, and others who are different from me might be weird and out of my way. As I grew up, I had the direct experience with many who are different from me, some who I find new
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Explore Our Innerness

Yesterday I was thrown temper by a friend. I was feeling ok. Later I could not control myself and yelled at a family member over lunch. Am I split into two persons? Or I am just being the “Me”. Yet not many people can see all our sides. Some only see the “pretty” moments of
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Being An Adult…

“Sometimes you do not feel like being an adult. All your stupid insecurities and anxieties are still there, only you feel even more stupid and insecure about being stupid and insecure which you are not supposed to be anymore. You are supposed to know and have the answers. But we don’t always know nor have
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