Core text for a course in Adlerian Psychotherapy. Could also be used in a basic counseling and psychotherapies theories course where the instructor takes an Adlerian perspective. This highly useable text gives students a very concrete approach to therapy. It offers a wide breadth of topics and provides contemporary issues coverage, along with specific techniques. Three new chapters, and expanded coverage of former topics, make this new edition ideal for those who are looking for a specific, up-to-date text in counseling theory and techniques.
Table of Contents
I. THEORY. 1. Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy: An Overview. 2. Adlerian Psychotherapy and Other Psychotherapy Systems: Integrative Themes. 3. Personality Development. 4. Psychopathology. II. SKILLS AND STRATEGIES. 5. Analysis and Assessment. 6. Psychotherapeutic Interventions. 7. Psychoeducation and Psychoeducational Interventions. III. APPLICATIONS. 8. Children and Adolescents. 9. Counseling and Psychotherapy with the Elderly. 10. Health Counseling. 11. Group Counseling and Therapy. 12. Brief Therapy and Managed Care. 13. Family Therapy. 14. Marital and Couples Therapy. Appendix A: Guide for Initial Interviews and Assessments. Appendix B: Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy Competencies. Appendix C: The Lifestyle Scale. Author Index. Subject Index.