Article: A Theory of Personality Change Eugene T. Gendlin, Ph.D.

A Theory of Personality Change

Article about: The “Repression Paradigm”
• The “Content Paradigm”

Two Universal Observations of Personality Change
• The Feeling Process
• The Personal Relationship

1. Experiencing
2. The Direct Referent
3. Implicit
4. Implicit Function (in Perception and Behavior)
5. Completion; Carrying Forward
6. Interaction
The Feeling Process – How Change Takes Place in the Individual