logging in or signing up Humanistic Theories of Personality dkirchner Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 664 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: January 13, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Humanistic Theories of Personality: Humanistic Theories of Personality By the 1960s, psychologists became dissatisfied with Freud’s negativity and the mechanistic psychology of the behaviorists.Humanistic Theories of Personality: Humanistic Theories of Personality Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) Carl Rogers (1902-1987)What is Humanism?: What is Humanism? As human beings, we are self-aware, capable of free-choice, self-fulfillment, & ethical behavior Asserts the fundamental goodness of people and their constant striving toward higher levels of functioningHumanistic Personality Theories: Humanistic Personality Theories Does not dwell on past occurrences, but rather focuses on the present and future Our behaviors & choices (our personalities) are guided by a hierarchy of needs and how we feel about ourselvesPowerPoint Presentation: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Innate need to reach one’s potentialPowerPoint Presentation: SA’s are self aware, self accepting, open and spontaneous, loving and caring, and not paralyzed by other’s opinions. “acquired enough courage to be unpopular, to be unashamed about being openly virtuous” College students most likely to become self-actualized were “privately affectionate to those of their elders who deserve it.” and “secretly uneasy about the cruelty, meanness and mob spirit so often found in young people.”Self Actualization: Self Actualization Maslow estimated only 1% of the population actually reaches this. The top of the motivational hierarchy. This makes it the weakest of all needs and the most easily impeded. “This inner nature is not strong and overpowering and unmistakable like the instincts of animals. It is weak and delicate and subtle and easily overcome by habit, cultural pressure, and wrong attitudes toward it.” – MaslowCarl Rogers’ Self Theory: Carl Rogers’ Self Theory Perceived Self How would you describe yourself? True Self How do you think others would describe you? Ideal Self Fantasy time – how would you like to be?Self-Concept: Self-Concept Our overall impressions of ourselves (Who am I?) How we evaluate our adequacy Unique Frames of Reference (e.g. stupid—smart, attractive—ugly, etc.)Self-Esteem: Self-Esteem How much we value (like or dislike) ourselves Depends on how much we’ve received unconditional positive regard or conditional positive regardIncongruence: Incongruence Self-Concept True Self Ideal SelfCongruence: Congruence Self-Concept True Self Ideal ConceptEvaluating the Humanistic Perspective: Evaluating the Humanistic Perspective Humanistic psychology has a pervasive impact on counseling, education, child-rearing, and management. Concepts in humanistic psychology are vague and subjective and lack scientific basis. Some view these theories as overly optimistic and that they ignore the nature of human evil Some argue that humanistic view lead to self-indulgence, narcissism and self-centeredness – Western view of hyper-individualism You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.