Monday, February 5, 2007

Adlerian Psychotherapy

[Episode 6] In this lecture, I discuss key elements of Adler's Personal psychology and how this approach contrasts with Freud's theory. The contrast between Adler's and Freud's approaches can best be summed up in the quote "We are pulled by our goals, rather than pushed by our drives."

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Burke, J. F. (1989). Contemporary approaches to psychotherapy & counseling: The self-regulation and maturity model. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Press.

Corey, G. (2016). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (10th ed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson.

Rychlak, J. F. (1981). Introduction to personality and psychotherapy (2nd ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

APA (6th ed) citation for this podcast:

Singer, J. B. (Producer). (2007, February 5). Adlerian psychoanalysis [Episode 6]. Social Work Podcast [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from

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