Lifestyle assessment and disclosing mistaken goals

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lifestyle assessment; and disclosing mistaken goals and faulty assumptions within the person's style of living. This is followed by a reeducation or reorientation of the client toward the useful side of life. The main aim of therapy is to develop the client's sense of belonging and to assist in the adoption of behaviors and processes characterized by community feeling Who Is in Charge? What Is the Role of the Client and the Counselor? What is the counselor responsible for in sessions? What is the client expected to do? Who takes the leading role in the interaction? “Adlerians consider a good client- therapist relationship to be one between equals that is based on cooperation, mutual trust, respect, confidence, collaboration, and alignment of goals. They place special value on the counselor's modeling of communication and acting in good faith. From the beginning of therapy, the relationship is a collaborative one, characterized by two persons working equally toward specific, agreed-upon goals. Adlerian therapists strive to establish and 5
Theories of Counseling Chart and social interest. This is accomplished by increasing the client's self-awareness and challenging and modifying his or her fundamental premises, life goals, and basic concepts,” (Corey, 2017, p.104). maintain an egalitarian therapeutic alliance and a person-to-person relationship with their clients,” (Corey, 2017, p.107). Web Resources Who uses this theory? How do they present themselves to the wider community? Where are resources for learning more? American Psychoanalytic Association. (n.d.). Retrieved from Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. (n.d.). Retrieved from International Association for Analytical Psychology. (n.d.). Retrieved from International Psychoanalytical Association. (n.d.). Retrieved from North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. (n.d.). Retrieved from Scholarly Articles, Books, and Resources on the Theory What are some good references that I may want to refer to in the future? Abramson, Z. (2016). Freud and Adler: Differences. Journal of Individual Psychology, 72(2), 140– 147. Corey, G. (2017). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. Millar, A. (2013). Trauma therapy: An Adlerian perspective. Journal of Individual Psychology, 69(3), 245– 261. Miller, R., & Dillman T. D. (2016).

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