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adlerian: what is wrong with the clients?

inferiority complex
sense of belonging is skewed
have mistaken beliefs

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adlerian therapeutic relationship

collaborative between equals to reach a goal

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what is depression according to Adlerians

serves as an excuse to retreat from life

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are normal
they are the wellspring of creativity
develop when we are young--looking for feelings of hopelessness

inferiority

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promote mastery
enable us to overcome obstacles

superiority

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4 phases of therapy

est proper therapeutic relationship
explore the psych dynamics operating in the client (an assessment)
encourage the development of self-understanding (insight into purpose)
help the client make new choices (reorientation and reeducation)

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how to establish the relationship

supportive, collaborative, educational
person-person contact w client as they identify their prob
build awareness of their strengths

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how to explore psych dynamics

do a lifestyle assessment

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how the client sees their life/how it made them feel; the complete story

subjective interview

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yes or no questions about their life

objective interview

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client's evaluation of conditions that prevailed in the family when the person was a young child, birth order, parental relationship and fam values

family constellation

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one-time occurrences, before the age of ten, that can be pictured by the client in clear detail

early recollections

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how to encourage self-understanding and insight

interpret the findings of the assessment
promote self-understanding after awareness
using open-ended questions to as interpretative suggestions

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how to do open-ended suggestions

"could it be that..?"
"is it possible that..?"

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how to do teach reorientation and reeducation

help clients discover a new and more functional perspective using encouragement, change and search for new possibilities, and they can make a difference

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significance of encouragement

so clients can build courage and they are aware of their own strengths etc

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significance of changing and searching for new possibilities

change their insights into concrete actions

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significance of making a difference

to help change behavior, attitude, or perception

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what does adlerians like to focus on?

relationships
how people perceived their past
behavior is purposeful and goal oriented