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In the frame of exploring the experience of psychotherapy I would like to share a paragraph from the book »On becoming a person: A therapist’s view of psychotherapy” by Carl Rogers, who describes the therapist experience of psychotherapy, that transcends the “talking cure” narrative:

To the therapist, it is a new venture in relating. He feels, »Here is this other person, my client. I’m a little afraid of him, afraid of the depths in him as I am a little afraid of the depths in myself. Yet as he speaks, I begin to feel a respect for him, how tightly he tries to hold it in place. I would like to sense his feelings, and I would like him to know that I...

My wish is to embody this way of relating to the therapeutic relationship and with that offer to the client the experience of a fellow passenger in the exploration of the client's dimensions.

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