Massage Therapy’s Role in the Growing Hospice Movement
American psychologist James F.T. Bugental, Ph.D., described three components of therapeutic presence: 1. Being open and present to all parts of the client experience; 2. Being open to all of one’s own experience as one is with the client; and 3. Being able to respond from the immediacy of 1 and 2, noted above, combined.
Fyodor Dostoevsky is renowned as one of the world’s greatest novelists and literary psychologists. Dostoevsky’s early view of the world was shaped by his experience of social injustice. At the age of twenty-six, Dostoevsky became active in socialist circles, largely because of his opposition to the institution of serfdom. Spark Notes
Herman George Canady (1901-1970) was an African-American social psychologist. He is noted as the first psychologist to examine the role of the race of the examiner as a bias factor in IQ testing. As a psychologist, one of his greatest contributions was examining the role of the examiner or proctor in the taking of IQ test. He reported that rapport between the examiner and the test-taker can have significant impact on the results of the test and offered suggestions to improve the situation.