ERIC Number: ED345129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Adlerian Counseling: A Practical Approach for a New Decade. Third Edition.
Sweeney, Thomas J.
This book describes the practical applications of the psychology of Alfred Adler. The first chapter provides a short introduction to Adler and his work. Chapter 2 contains a compendium of the latest research and practices on the characteristics of healthy persons as they relate to individual psychology. Chapters 3 and 4 explain dimensions and uses of natural and logical consequences. Chapter 5 addresses encouragement as an essential element in helping and methods for sharing it. Activities for self-appraisal of one's understanding are provided. Chapter 6 describes research which supports both the philosophy and practice of individual psychology in its application to guiding young people. Chapter 7 provides a guide for discovering the simplicity and interrelatedness of early recollections and present behavior. Chapter 8 examines the Adlerian counseling process, with each stage explained and illustrated. Chapter 9 adds a new dimension to career counseling by illustrating life review counseling. Chapter 10 provides both a philosophical and psychological perspective to marriage counseling and includes a step-by-step case example that illustrates specific techniques and methods potentially useful to facilitating goals of counseling. Chapter 11 addresses both family counseling and consultation. Chapter 12, the final chapter, focuses on group procedures, describing the methods of discussion, consulting, and counseling groups with reference to work with children and adults. Each chapter contains references. (NB)
Accelerated Development Inc., 3400 Kilgore Ave., Muncie, IN 47304-4896 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
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Identifiers: Adlerian Psychology