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The client-centered system unfolding

Barrett-Lennard, G.T. (1979) The client-centered system unfolding. In: Turner, F.J., (ed.) Social work treatment: Interlocking theoretical approaches. Free Press, pp. 177-241.


Child was published by an unusually talented but, as then, largely unknown working clinician in Rochester, New York. Based on over a decade of field experience working with children, parents and families in difficulty—spanning a period that included the Great Depression and Roosevelt's New Deal—the book was an original and substantial resource to other workers in this field. While he was formally trained in psychology, it was evi-dent that the author's professional activity and principal influences (at that time) were equally associated with the field of social work. His book was a major factor in Carl R. Rogers' appointment the next year to a full professorship at Ohio State University...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Free Press
Other Information: Second Edition
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