Adlerian
adjective Etymology: Alfred Adler Date: 1924 of, relating to, or being a theory and technique of psychotherapy emphasizing the importance of feelings of inferiority, a will to power, and overcompensation in neurotic processes

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  • Adlerian — is an umbrella term that encompasses a diversity of approaches to psychology and psychotherapy generally related to the ideas of Alfred Adler.Main BranchesClassical Adlerian: See the main article Classical Adlerian psychology Classical Adlerian… …   Wikipedia

  • Adlerian — /ad lear ee euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to Alfred Adler or his doctrines, esp. in respect to the belief that behavior is determined by compensation for feelings of inferiority. [1930 35; ADLER + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • adlerian — Relating to or described by Alfred Adler. * * * Ad·le·ri·an ad lir ē ən, äd adj of, relating to, or being a theory and technique of psychotherapy emphasizing the importance of feelings of inferiority, a will to power, and overcompensation in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adlerian — adj. referring to the theories of Alfred Adler (Austrian psychiatrist who developed the concept of the inferiority complex) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adlerian — ad·le·ri·an …   English syllables

  • Adlerian — Ad•le•ri•an [[t]ædˈlɪər i ən[/t]] adj. psl of or pertaining to Alfred Adler or his theories, esp. the belief that behavior is determined by compensation for feelings of inferiority • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Adlerian — /ædˈlɛəriən/ (say ad lairreeuhn) adjective of or relating to Alfred Adler or his theories …   Australian English dictionary

  • adlerian — adj. of or relating to A. Adler, Austrian psychologist d. 1937, or his system of psychology …   Useful english dictionary

  • North American Society of Adlerian Psychology — Psychology …   Wikipedia

  • Classical Adlerian psychotherapy — Classical Adlerian individual psychotherapy, brief therapy, couple therapy, and family therapy follow parallel paths. Clients are encouraged to overcome their feelings of insecurity, develop deeper feelings of connectedness, and to redirect their …   Wikipedia

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