Adlerian Psychotherapy gives an account of Adlerian therapy and counselling from its origins to the present day, and proposes an advanced version of the theory. The main principles and concepts of Adler's thinking are re-examined from a contemporary perspective, placing them in the context of other contemporary approaches. Adler's techniques are described then applied to an understanding of what an Adlerian approach to family life would look like, using clinical examples throughout. The authors analyse the possible contribution of Adlerian theory in the context of the challenges of postmodern thought and postmodern society. It will be invaluable to professionals, practitioners and students of counselling and psychotherapy.
Historical Context, Roots, and Early Developments. Classical Adlerian Psychology. Adlerian Counselling and Psychotherapy Today. Child Guidance and Parenting. Adlerian Family Counselling and Family Psychotherapy. Adlerian Therapy and its Relationship to other Psychotherapeutic Approaches. Adlerian Psychology - Further Developments and Relevance in a Post-Modern World.
Most books covering individual therapeutic approaches are aimed at the trainee/student market.
This series, however, is concerned with advanced and advancing theory, offering the reader comparative and comparable coverage of a number of therapeutic approaches.
Aimed at professionals and postgraduates, Advancing Theory in Therapy will cover an impressive range of theories.
With full reference to case studies throughout, each book in the series will: