Anaıs do XII forum ınternacıonal da abordagem centrada na pessoa e do X forum brasıleıro da abordagem centrada na pessoa: Desdobramentos contemporâneos do pensamento de Carl Rogers
The most important condition of the psychotherapeutic process is the psychological status of the psychotherapist. This status is the result of actualization by the therapist not his individuality, but his individity in the communication with the client.
In person-centered approach being human means being a professional and the degree of therapeutic intentions determines individual professional style of a group therapist.
Downshifting phenomenon is regarded as a process of inner choice between two options of personal actualization: personalization and personification. Cultural and social background of such choice is described historically. Some aspects of psychological dynamics of choice are illustrated by examples of different downshifting strategies.