{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

#3-- alder - extremely prevalent and the feeling of social...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Alison Gilbert Coun 230 September 18, 2007 Alderian Analytical Theory 1. Human Nature Alder had much interest in human development; and innovated ideas for student education and community involvement in the schools. He was interested in having children and families in group conversation at community centers. Alder emphasized a kind of Social Darwinism, where people’s best interests usually run in mine with the group interest. Qualities that are good for the group: such as cooperation, participation, and selflessness are also qualities which help an individual stay active and happy. 2. Mental/emotional illness and psychological dysfunction happen when When an individual becomes at all cut of from society, you can see some psychosis developing. If the mental disconnect is severe, a feeling of social inferiority is
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: extremely prevalent, and the feeling of social uselessness prevails. Neurosis can work in a positive way, where the person will cut him or herself away from society by focusing on a kind of social “domination,”, and possibly become successful in career endeavors; but the opposite is more common, where the person feels cut off from general society and friends and family, and turns to drinking, drugging, alcoholism or any other life-damaging neurosis. 3. Wellness 4. How does the counselor intervene … what is helpful about treatment? The therapeutic relationship is important in Alderian theory: the first step in most Alderian-influenced theorists (for example, Glasser’s and Evans’ writings on assisting troubled students, emphasize encouragement every step of interaction.) 5. Limitations...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 2

#3-- alder - extremely prevalent and the feeling of social...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online