Actualizing tendency
Humanistic Psychology

What Is the Actualizing Tendency?

According to humanist psychologist Carl Rogers, human beings have an innate drive to grow as individuals and to achieve their full potential. He referred to this desire as the actualizing tendency. Self-Actualization and the Actualizing […]

Organismic valuing process
Psychology Dictionary

What Is the Organismic Valuing Process?

In Carl Rogers’s theory of personality, the organismic valuing process refers to evaluating subjective experiences in order to determine the possible impact they will have on self-improvement. A Closer Look at the Organismic Valuing Process […]