Born OTD in 1902, American psychologist & among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology, Carl Rogers. Rogers believed that a therapist who embodies the three critical & reflexive attitudes (the three core conditions) will help liberate their client to more confidently express their true feelings without fear of judgement. To achieve this, the client-centred therapist carefully avoids directly challenging their client’s way of communicating themselves in the session in order to enable a deeper exploration of the issues most intimate to them and free from external referencing.

Rogers was not prescriptive in telling his clients what to do, but believed that the answers to the clients’ questions … More

Born OTD in 1930, French psychotherapist, philosopher, semiologist, and activist, Félix Guattari. He founded both schizoanalysis and ecosophy, and is best known for his intellectual collaborations with Gilles Deleuze, most notably Anti-Oedipus and A Thousand Plateaus, the two volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia.

An early work that lays the foundation for establishing a “polemical” dimension to psychoanalysis. We certainly have the unconscious that … More

Born OTD in 1875, Carl Jung. These essays written by the Swiss psychotherapist are to explain the mindset of how a therapist needs to adjust his attitude towards his patients in order to provide effective therapy. It takes an account for the complex beliefs of society through history & experience, so the data can be used to give an accurate explanation of the patient’s neuroses.

Modern Man in Search of a Soul is the perfect introduction to the theories and concepts of one of the … More