Areas of Focus:
Research on Person-Centered Groups
- Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1979.
- M.A., University of Chicago, 1974.
- B.A., University of Michigan, 1969.
Margaret Warner, PhD is a Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP, Chicago). Dr. Warner is also Co-Chair of the Client-Centered and Experiential Psychology concentration in PsyD in Clinical Psychology program at ISPP, Chicago. Dr. Warner is a client-centered therapist with a broad interest in empathic, relational styles of psychotherapy. She received a doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1979 and did her clinical training at the Chicago Counseling and Psychotherapy Center, an offshoot of the original Center founded by Carl Rogers. Dr. Warner has particular interest in humanistic therapy with severely disturbed clients, in family systems, and in multicultural groups. She has been a practicing psychotherapist for over 20 years and has been teaching in client centered therapy and psychopathology since 1983. She has published widely and has offered many presentations to international groups on Person Centered Psychotherapy and convened Chicago 2000: The Fifth International Conference in Client-Centered and Experiential Psycho therapy. She is a founding member of the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling and, in 2005, conducted two workshops in Beijing for a conference in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology and is negotiating with several groups to offer Argosy's Client-Centered and Experiential Certificate in China.
- Research on Person-Centered Groups.
- Client-Centered or Humanistic Approaches to Therapy with Severe Developmentally-Based Disorders.
- Gay-Lesbian Issues.
- American Psychological Association.
- Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach.
- World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling.
- Portuguese Association for Person Centered Psychotherapy and Counseling (Honorary Member).
- 'Incongruence and Psychopathology.' In Mick Cooper, Maureen O'Hara, Peter Schmid, and Gill Wyatt, (Eds.), The Handbook of Person-Centered Therapy. ( Palgrave-MacMillan, in press).
- 'Person-Centered Case Conceptualization.' In Aaron Rochlen (Ed.), Applying Counseling Theories: An Online, Case-Based Approach. (Prentice Hall, 2006).
- 'Toward an Integrated Person-Centered Theory of Wellness and Psychopathology.' Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies (5)1, 4-20, 2006.
- 'A Person-Centered View of Human Nature, Wellness and Psychopathology.' In Joseph, S. and Worsley, R (Eds.), Person-Centered Psychopathology. (Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2005.)
- "Developing Self-Pluralistic Perspectives Within the Person-Centered and Experiential Approaches: A round-table dialogue," Mick Cooper, Dave Mearns, William B. Stiles, Margaret Warner and Robert Elliott. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, (3) 3, 176-191, 2004.
- "La Psychotherapie Centree sur la Personne: Une nation, plusiers clans. Mouvence Rogerienne? Nouvelle serie #9?Paris, Novembre 2004. (Translation by Cecile Rousseau of "Person-Centered Therapy: One Nation Many Tribes.")
- 'Traumatherapie' in Stumm, Gerhard, Wiltschko, Johannes, and Keil, Wolfgang (Eds.), Grundbegriffe der Personzentrierten und Focusing-orientierten Psychotherapie und Beratung. (Stuttgart: Pfeiffer bei Klett-Cotta, 2003.)
- Client-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy in the 21st Century: Advances in Theory, Research and Practice (2002). Watson, J., Goldman, R. and Warner, M.S. (Eds.) Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books.
- 'Luke's Dilemmas: A Client-Centered/Experiential Model of Processing with a SchizophrenicThought Disorder.' In Watson, J., Goldman, R. and Warner, M. S. (Eds.), Client-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy in the 21st Century: Advances in Theory, Research and Practice. (Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2002.)
- 'Psychological Contact, Meaningful Process, and Human Nature: A Reformulation of Person-Centered Theory.' In Gill Wyatt and Pete Sanders (Eds.) Contact and Perception. Vol. 3 in the series Rogers' Therapeutic Conditions: Evolution, Theory and Practice (Ross-on-Wye: PCCS Books, 2002.
- "Existence Comes Before Process" Person-Person, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 3, 2005.
- "Human Nature, Culture and Difficult Process," International Psychotherapy Conference: The Wisdom of the Client-Centered/Experiential Orientation, Leuven, Belgium, June 4, 2004.
- Self: Revisiting Person-Centered Therapy as a Psychology of Self" Glasgow, Scotland, March 2003. Third Annual Mary Kilborn Lecture, Strathclyde University. "Moving Toward A Deeper, Truer.
- Fragile and Dissociated Process: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis', lecture, October 30, 1998. Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
- A Client-Centered View of Dissociative Identity Disorder', lecture sponsored by the Scientific Committee of the Client-Centered Association of the Netherlands, October 28, 1998. Utrecht, The Netherlands.
- "Values, Culture and Rogers' Way of Being. Presented at PCE 2006: The 7th World Conference for Person-Centered and Experiential Counseling, Potsdam, Germany, July 14, 2006.
- "Everyday Process/Schizophrenic Process? A Path to Understanding Brains and Minds" Presented at PCE2006: The 7th World Conference for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling, Potsdam, Germany, July 13, 2006.
- "A Person-Centered Diversity Group" Offered with Face to Face with Diversity group at the 2006 meetings of the Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach held in Fargo North Dakota, June 22, 2006.
- "The Person-Centered Approach in China" Offered with Jin Wu at the 2006 meetings of the Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach held in Fargo, North Dakota on June 22, 2006.
- "Dissociated Process" Offered with Jin Wu, 3rd International Conference on Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology, Beijing, China. Sep 25, 2005.