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Person-Centered Psychotherapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Person-Centered Psychotherapy
Tree Number(s)
F04.754.592
Unique ID
D009629
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009629
Scope Note
A nondirective psychotherapy approach originated by Carl Rogers. The goals of therapy are to promote the client’s congruence, self awareness, and self acceptance. This approach views the client as naturally directed toward self actualization, and only needing facilitative conditions in order to promote this tendency.
Entry Term(s)
Client-Centered Therapy
Nondirective Therapy
Rogerian Therapy
Therapy, Client-Centered
Therapy, Nondirective
Therapy, Rogerian
NLM Classification #
WM 420.5.N8
Public MeSH Note
2019; see PERSON-CENTERED THERAPY 2016-2018; see THERAPY, NONDIRECTIVE 1965-2015
History Note
2019(1969)
Date Established
1969/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Person-Centered Psychotherapy Preferred
Client-Centered Therapy Broader
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