Reflections About Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy: Theory, Practice, and Life

A vigorously optimistic and inspiring approach to prevention and treatment, Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy balances the equally important needs for individual, optimal development and social contribution. With a solid foundation in the original teachings and therapeutic style of Alfred Adler, it integrates the self-actualization research of Abraham Maslow. For more information, visit our web site at http//

My Photo
Location: Bellingham, Washington, United States

Classical Adlerian psychotherapist and training analyst. Director of the Alfred Adler Institute of Northwestern Washington, offering distance training in Classical Adlerian psychotherapy. Tel: (360) 647-5670. Email:

Monday, January 09, 2006

Adlerian Humor: Royal Superiority Complex

Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Political Features

Theme Pack 3: Substance Abuse "Narcotic Abuse and Alcoholism"

Rather than struggling to solve a difficult problem, the substance abuser often seeks quick relief. Adler suggests a series of penetrating interview questions that reveal what is being avoided, and discusses the lack of preparation problem-solving since early childhood. To access Theme Pack3: Substance Abuse, go to the Classical Adlerian Resource Center

Saturday, January 07, 2006

Adlerian Humor: Organ Dialect

Coaching to organ dialect.

Sunday, January 01, 2006

Social Interest in Industry - Adlerian Philosophy of Contribution

The recent tide of corporate and CEO greed featured in the media seems to over-shadow the contributions of exceptional business leaders. Recently, through the MITWorld's open video program, I've heard presentations by two remarkable innovators. Ricardo Semler, the author of Maverick, has spent decades transforming his Brazilian company Semco into an experimental laboratory for realizing democracy in the workplace. MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte's plan "One Laptop Per Child" proposes an affordable (under $100) laptop that nations would buy and give to all young children, permitting them to learn independently and connect with each other. The hand-cranked unit can be used without electricity and a special screen makes the display easily visible in sunlight.