Alfred Adler Institute of Northwestern Washngton

Distance Training in
Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy

Course DT103:
Advanced Theory

The works of three original Adlerians, Sophia de Vries, Alexander Mueller, and Lydia are studied and compared to Adler's writings.


Objective: To appreciate the subtle nuances of Adler's theory, philosophy, and principles of practice by studying and comparing the contributions of three Classical Adlerians.
Reading: Selected readings by Sophia de Vries, Alexander Mueller, and Lydia Sicher.
Audio: A series of recorded lectures by Sophia de Vries on Adlerian theory and practice. (Twenty-two hours)
E-mail: Comments and questions
Discussion: Five hours of telephone conferencing
Time: Five weeks
Cost: $1,080.00
Note: Prerequisite: Courses DT101, DT102A, & DT102B, DT302A, DT302B, & DT301.

Outline of Course Content

  • LECTURES OF SOPHIA DE VRIES
    • Child Development & the Feeling of Inferiority
    • The Larger Meaning of the Feeling of Community
    • Evaluating the Style of Life
    • The Nature of Fictions
    • Early Memories and Dreams
    • The Neurotic Disposition
    • Case Examples
    • Working With Children & Families
    • Individual Adult Treatment
    • Working With Couples
  • ALFRED ADLER'S "INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOLOGY," BY ALEXANDER MUELLER
    • The Human Image of Individual Psychology
    • The Dynamics of the Psyche
    • Principles of Individual Psychology
    • On Child Psychology: Developmenta; Disorders, Abnormal Development
    • Individual Psychology Persception of Neurosis, Contribution to Psychiatry
    • Individual Psychology - Reflections on the Psychosomatic
    • Applications of Individual Psychology as Therapy, The Tasks of Life
    • Further Aspects of Individual Psychology, Prospects
    • Index of Literature
  • "THE COLLECTED WORKS OF LYDIA SICHER," EDITED BY ADELE DACIDSON
    • Declaration of Interdependence
    • Goal, Pattern of Life, and Style of Life
    • Early Influences
    • Responsibility and Guilt
    • War Disturbances
    • Discouragements
    • Sicher Remembered

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    Distance Training Course
    DT103: Advanced Theory

    Tuition: $1,080.00

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