Ch5 Main - Adlerian Therapy Dr Alfred Adler Chapter 5...

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Unformatted text preview: Adlerian Therapy Dr. Alfred Adler Chapter 5 Chapter 5 Adlerian Adlerian Therapy Therapy A Phenomenological Approach Humans are motivated primarily by social relatedness rather than by sexual urges People, Events, Environment Behavior is purposeful and goal directed Consciousness vs.Unconsciousness Devil or Angel (Id & Ego) Theory Focus Inferiority Feelings: A Normal Condition Can Act As Motivators Human Behavior Is Not Solely Determined By Heredity and Environment: WHY? We have the ability to interpret, influence, and create events that shape our lives Abilities we are born with are not as important as what we do with them Food For Thought How life is in reality is less important than how the individual believes life to be It is not the childhood experiences that are crucial to our future development – It is our interpretation of them Our unconscious instincts and our past do not determine our behavior All In Contrast to Freud & Repressed Memories Individual Psychology of Theory Behavior is purposeful & goal-oriented What we strive for is crucial Interest is in the future without minimizing the past...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course CNE 564 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Sam Houston State University.

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Ch5 Main - Adlerian Therapy Dr Alfred Adler Chapter 5...

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