Readings in the Theory of Individual Psychology


Readings in the Theory of Individual Psychology



Presents a group of papers, drawn from "The International Journal of Individual Psychology, the Journal of Individual Psychology and Individual Psychology." This work aims to present a collection of articles that state the conceptions of the ideas and clarifications of Individual Psychology, and stimulate clarification of fundamental Readings in the Theory of Individual Psychology presents an overview of the central theoretical tenets and specific fundamental concepts of Individual Psychology, framed on terms that make it possible to verify empirically many of these theoretical foundations. Sections of the book are organized into subject areas such as social interest, creative self, lifestyle, and family constellation, each containing seminal articles by Adler, Dreikurs, and other founding thinkers, and introduced with an original essay by a contemporary scholar. Readings in the Theory of Individual Psychology informs the reader of the recent and current theory in Individual Psychology, presented in order to generate new empirical research and future directions for development. Slavik and Carlson have pulled together a truly unique source for current thinking and theorizing in the field, providing the next generation of researchers, scholars, and scientists with the tools to move Individual Psychology into its next phase of refinement.



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New York


Adlerian psychology, individuation. Reprints


Cognitive Psychology | Theory and Philosophy


Steve Slavik has an MA (1991) from the Adler School of Professional Psychology Chicago and another in Hispanic studies from the University of Victoria (2004). Currently he works in private practice as an individual and marriage counselor in North Vancouver, BC and acts as a supervisor for MA-level counseling students. He has a number of publications in professional journals, is co-editor with Jon Carlson of Techniques in Adlerian Psychology, and is the editor of The Canadian Journal of Adlerian Psychology. Jon Carlson, PsyD, EdD, ABPP, is Distinguished Professor in the Division of Psychology and Counseling at Governors State University and a psychologist at the Wellness Clinic in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Dr. Carlson has authored 60 books and 175 articles, and produced over 300 professional videos.

Readings in the Theory of Individual Psychology

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