_ The great question! There is no particular set of techniques that a person centred practitioner should employ. Carl Rogers theorised that if 6 core conditions were present in a therapy session then 'therapeutic change' would occur. He had researched that these conditions were present and high in sessions that people felt therapeutic change occurred. Thus the conditions are necessary & sufficient.
There is sometimes a misconception that there are 3 core conditions (empathy, unconditional positive regard & congruence). I think this has occurred through these being more the therapist qualities..
Anyway, here are the SIX Core Conditions :
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