GROWTH PRINCIPLE By N., Sam M.S. - 2 Concept that in an atmosphere free of coercion and distortion a person's creative and integrative forces will lead to fuller adaptation, insight, self-esteem and realization of potential. Proposed by Carl Rogers. GROWTH PRINCIPLE: "Growth principle looks at a person's creativity." Related Psychology Terms INHIBITION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ORGANISMIC THEORY CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) CREATIVITY TESTS CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) ROGERS, CARL Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROWTH PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/growth-principle/ (accessed December 4, 2021).