the process whereby the young of a species form a bond with their parent(s). In the bonding process, parents also bond with their offspring and thus safeguard them from abuse or abandonment.
was one ofthe original founders of the humanistic perspective. His theories encompassedthe importance of unconditional and conditional positive regard in development of the 'selfconcept' and 'conditions of worth' set by others. His work has been applied to a rangeof domains, particularly in therapy through his development of'client-centred'(now class="d-title" named 'person-centred'therapy.