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    Alfred Adler was born outside of Vienna, Austria on February 7, 1870. He was the third child (second son) of what would eventually be seven total children. As a child, Alfred developed rickets, which kept him from walking until he was four years old. At five, he nearly died of pneumonia. At one point, Adler heard the doctor tell his father that “Alfred is lost”. It was around this time that Adler decided to become a physician. (Corey 2005) Due to frequent illness, Adler was pampered by his mother

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    The Life and Work of the Late Alfred Adler Throughout this paper I will discuss the life and career of the late Alfred Adler, a well-known psychologist of the early nineteen hundred’s. I will speak on his early child hood, career, accomplishments and what he has left behind that we still use today. I will also speak on his associations with other credited psychologists, along with some of their most accredited work. Alfred Adler was born in the year of 1870 in the month of February in Vienna Austria

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    Alfred Adler was born February 7, 1870 in Vienna, Austria. He was the second child of seven children. Adler became sick at a very young age, he was diagnosed with rickets. Rickets is a disorder caused by lack of Vitamin D and Calcium, which softens the bones. Adler was not able to walk until he reached the age of 4. Also, at the age of four, Adler developed pneumonia and was said by the doctors that he had very small chances of staying alive. At that moment it is when Adler decided that he

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    Alfred Adler, along with Jung, was an early disciple of Freud, even being nominated by the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society to succeed Freud as president in 1910 (Ryckman, 2013). However, Adler did not have a submissive personality and frequently questioned Freud’s concepts. Ultimately, he resigned from the society in 1911. He then focused on the individual as an indivisible identity and created the concept of individual psychology. Individual psychology is a scientific attempt to understand an individual’s

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    reoccurrences, culture, psychobiology, learning, traits, and social psychology. Alfred Adler titled his theory Individual Psychology with the belief that everyone is differently motivated. Fascinated with finding out what driving force motivates a person to reach their potential, and what keep them going during difficult times, Adler referred to his theory as “striving for superiority” (Friedman, H. and Schustack, (2012). Adler viewed motivation as future endeavors rather than the outcome of the past

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    Alfred Adler has commonly been described as a man ahead of his time (Wedding & Corsini, 2014). He had several philosophical influences and spent all of his time reading, writing, and lecturing to share his powerful thoughts, ideas, and beliefs. The following will describe Alfred Adler’s personal history, major events that occurred in his life, and the contributions that he has made to the field of psychology. Alfred Adler was born on February 7th 1870 in Vienna (Wedding & Corsini, 2014). He was

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    different person. Adler said that people have free will to choose who they will become, in 2 Corinthians, Paul said: Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here (2Cor. 5:17). This student believes that this theory of Adler coincides with Biblical principles, once a person becomes a Christian, he is a new creature, he is not longer defined by his or her circumstances, they are defined by what Christ has done for them. One aspect of Adler

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    start with Alfred Adler. Adler lived from 1870 to 1937. He was a psychotherapist and a medical doctor. Adler graduated from the university of Vienna in 1895. Once he graduated from college he began his career as an ophthalmologist. After a few years he decided to switch from an ophthalmologist to general practice. Later on in his life Adler and 9 other people establish The Society for Individual Psychology. Which was one of his accomplishments in his life. But that wasn’t the end of Adler success

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    The concept of Adlerian family therapy was theorized by Alfred Adler and is one of the first psychiatrists to embark on family therapy. The principle of Adlerian family therapy is an individual and social system is holistic and inseparable in nature, behavior is interactive and with a purpose and the individual seeks meaning by acceptance in a social system. A family is generally the social system which an individual seeks acceptance. A principle of Adlerian family therapy is subjective, each person

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    by Adler use this for emotions, occurring thoughts and influences in their life. The encouragement comes from the way a person perceives a solution to the problem. The therapist is to view their clients as other human beings without the prejudgment of societal view of psychological sick. The four stages are goals for the therapy that is required for completion of the therapeutic sessions. The name of stages are engagement, assessment, insight and reorientation are the four classified by Adler. People

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