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Of or being a psychological school based on the belief that behavior arises in subconscious efforts to compensate for inferiority and that psychological illness results from overcompensation for the perceived inferiority.

[After Alfred Adler.]
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(Psychiatry) of or relating to Alfred Adler or his ideas
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(ædˈlɪər i ən)

of or pertaining to Alfred Adler or his theories, esp. the belief that behavior is determined by compensation for feelings of inferiority.
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[ˌædˈlɪərɪən] ADJ (Psych) → adleriano
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In Part Two, Tan provides an overview and critique of 10 of the most prominent or historically-significant therapeutic approaches in modern counseling and psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic, Adlerian, Jungian, Existential, Person-Centered, Gestalt, Reality, Behavior, Cognitive-Behavioral, Rational-Emotive-Behavior, and marital and family therapies.
Adlerian counseling and hypnosis are strength-based models that can capitalize on African American youths' cultural differences.
Her research interests include the use of Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) with children and parents, the use of play therapy and filial therapy with children who have experienced trauma, the inclusion of religious and spiritual beliefs in the counseling process and counseling programs, qualitative methodology, application of Adlerian theory and methods in supervision, and mentorship of women in graduate counseling programs.
(10.) Alfred Adler, "On Doodlings: The Craving for Symmetry," (1934) Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research and Practice, Vol.
He is also current president of the SC Society of Adlerian Psychology.
In the comparison to the first edition, they have eliminated (e.g., transactional analysis, Jungian, Adlerian, and reality therapies) or consolidated (e.g., rational emotive and cognitive-behavioral therapies; existential and gestalt therapies) theories as well as incorporated discussions of newer approaches (e.g., acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, emotionally focused therapy, and community psychology), which generally reflects current trends in the counseling field.
The author's studies in Adlerian psychology lend well to her tips for achieving more positive results, offering examples of common misbehavior and how to identify unconscious parenting habits that thwart the parenting process as a whole.
"We were given the assignment of capturing the principles of Adlerian thought in architectural expression," says Trung T.
Therefore, as Adlerian psychology affirms, knowledge is socially embedded and relationally distributed without emptying the aforementioned sense of selfhood or personal identity (Watts, 2003; Watts & Phillips, 2004; Watts & Shulman, 2003).
Emotion, experience, and early recollections: Exploring restorative reorientation processes in Adlerian therapy.
The article, titled "Adlerian Encouragement and the Therapeutic Process of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy" (Watts & Pietrzak, 2000), was published in JCD.