Adlerian Therapy


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This paper discusses Adlerian therapy with a special focus on differentiating it from doctrinaire Freudian approaches. Adlerianism is discussed as a positive, commonsensical, humane, and non-sexualized alternative to Freudianism, and evaluated as a preferable modality because of its emphasis on curability and its refusal to linger on pathology. Adlerian therapy’s relocation of personality issues from the interior of the self to social reality is appreciated for its sensitivity to social embeddedness, but also critique from within the viewpoint of recent research in psychology and the neurosciences.
Adlerian Therapy
Adlerian therapy is one of the most important psychoanalytic paradigms to have emerged from the...
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