3.Individual PsychologyEnvironmental influences can lead to achange of character and even personality overall. Everyone, child or adult, has the ability to change. Adler believed that people are not determined by past experiences. People want to perfect many things within their lives, which, in turn, makes them feel whole. Alfred AdlerCommitment, creative therapy, social interest, social concern, perfection, wholeness, schema of apperception, unconscious, use of power.A key concept is that personal characteristicsare affected by early childhood. People wantto have a sense of wholeness and success in their lives, so they may unconsciously try to accomplish that. Also, it is always good to be able to notice where inferiority may stem from. Strength is that everyone has the capacity to change their behaviors. Weakness is the belief that imperfections motivate us to be better. Also, there wasthe belief that birth order can affect our subconscious. It is important to have an environment based off of trust so that the client will open up more and is encouraged to do so. Other techniques could be assessing family history and past experiences, dream analysis, and role play.Existential-Humanistic1.Existential TherapyThose who are existential therapists may believe that people come into this world with a blank slate. They come into the world with neither good nor bad and have no purpose. The way that an individual creates meaning and purpose in her life is by making conscious and unconscious decisions. Many people do not focus on their self and may put a lot of their Ludwig Binswanger, Rollo MayAnxiety, loneliness, meaning, meaningless, acceptance, purpose, conscious, unconscious, destiny, discomfort, hardships, depression, death, disease, victim, guilt, contact, understanding, education and integration, awareness, self-acceptance, responsibility, A key concept is phenomenology which is a branch of philosophy discussing the nature of reality. Responsibility is another key concept. This is taking responsibility for the self and others. Yaloms mechanisms: compulsivity, displacement, playing the victim, losing control, avoiding autonomy, willing-denial, and physical Strength is that this type of therapy focuses on being authentic and real. It also focuses on the client being able to identify how to cope with life challenges. Weakness is that this therapy does not focus on how to reduce symptoms or cure the individual so it is difficult to measure.It is important to build a relationship between client and therapist rather than having a specific technique. This helps the client understand themselves even better as well as trust the therapist to guide them. There is also an existential technique: contact, understanding, education, awareness, self-acceptance, responsibility, and freedom.