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Informed by Christian ethics rather than European philosophy, Rogerian therapy, built on the client-centred principle of nondirective regard, was a practical enactment of the agentive ontological status attributed to clients. What was experienced as an intellectual crisis, because the foundations of reason themselves appeared to be questioned, was the context of new thought, in great variety, about the unconscious. Freudian psychoanalysis strongly emphasized the agency of the unconscious, rather than the agency of rational conscious capacities, in action and character formation.

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