The Person-Centered Approach (PCA) was developed by Carl Rogers (USA, 1902-1987) in the primary context of counseling and psychotherapy and since then spread to several areas in which interpersonal relationships are in the foreground, such as is in education, management, social work, health care, rhetoric, jurisprudence, etc. In Figure 1 essential aspects of person-centered theorizing are summarized and interlinked with further information.

Figure 1 - Particular aspects of the Person-Centered Approach