WHAT IS THE ADLERIAN PSYCHOTHERAPY?
Some little information about ADLERIAN psychotherapy is so important in mental health.
Adlerian theory is at once a model of personality, a theory of psychopathology, and the foundation of a treatment method. Adler’s theory of Individual Psychology is based on a humanistic model of man. Among thebasic principles are:
1.Holism. The Adlerian views man as a unit, not as a collection of drives or instincts divided against themselves.
2.Field. Theory. The individual can be studied only by his movement within his social field. Therefore, the Adlerian therapist is extremely sensitive to the client’s interpersonal transactions. Especially examined are the “tasks” of work, sexuality, and the individual’s feelings of belonging to the social group.
3.Teleology. (inferiority feelings and the striving for significance). While Adler’s name is linked most often with the term ‘Inferiority complex,”toward the end of his career he became more concerned with observing the individual’s struggle for significance…
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