by Michael Sivori
In the years before he died Rogers was excited to see that his findings in the science of psychotherapy were reflected in other fields such as chemistry and mathematics and with the emergence of Chaos theory. In other words, the fully functioning person is an open system—a principle in Chaos theory—interacting with their environment and integrating these new experiences to adapt, as they proceed. It could well have been that Rogers would have gone on to use open systems theory to begin to synthesize the scientific with the spiritual.
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