Distance Training in
Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy: Part II
Instructor: Henry T. Stein, Ph.D.
||To gain a full understanding of the process of psychotherapy by following one simulated case from beginning to end. In a five-day master seminar, the major phases of treatment are demonstrated in role plays, followed by group questions and discussion.
||Handouts from the five-day master seminar. Transcriptons of role plays are provided for a comprehensive study of treament strategies and techniques.
||The Art of Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy, a five-day master seminar conducted by Henry Stein. (Thirty hours)
||Comments and questions.
||Five hours of telephone conferencing.
||Approximately five to ten weeks.
||Prerequisite: Courses DT101, DT102A, DT102B, DT302A
Outline of Course Content
- FORMULATING A PLAN FOR INDIVIDUAL GROWTH
- Gaining a relevant client history and image of the childhood prototype.
- Eliciting earliest memories, fantasies, and dreams.
- Seeking the common denominators in symptoms, attitudes, thinking, feeling, and action.
- Making diagnostic conclusions: inferiority feelings, compensatory fictional goal, degree of activity, levels of social interest and courage.
- Comparing individual's life style to fully funtioning ideal--Adler/Müller/Maslow model of human potential.
- THE PROCESS OF CREATIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY
- Translating life style diagnosis into a treatment plan.
- Winning cooperation and endorsing responsibility.
- Phases of a complete psychotherapy. Support phase: contact, empathy, and information. Encouragement phase: moving in a new direction. Insight phase: revealing the life style and goal. Change phase: providing a missing experience, experimenting with new attitudes. Challenge phase: discovering social interest, adopting a new philosophy and life goal.
- SOCRATIC QUESTIONING FOR COGNITIVE CHANGE
- The art of leading a client to useful conclusions.
- Centripetal strategies: getting to the bottom of private meanings, personal values, and an implicit philosophy of life.
- Centrifugal strategies: generating new thinking, feeling, and action possibilities; dialectical exploration of options; evaluating probabilities and logical consequences.
- Contemplating a new meaning of life.
- USING EIDETIC AND GUIDED IMAGERY FOR AFFECTIVE CHANGE
- Eidetic imagery for enhancing insight into early family relationships: symbolically embedded meaning and feeling.
- Guided imagery for eliciting deep feelings, changing parental imprints, preparing for emotional change, and positive anticipation of new success.
- Narrative imagery for teaching, coaching, and correcting behavior patterns.
- ROLE-PLAYING AND ACTION STRATEGIES FOR BEHAVIORAL CHANGE
- Role-playing to illustrate unclear or evasive descriptions.
- Rehearsing a new behavior al strategy with the therapist or group member.
- Testing a client's readiness: experiencing the worst-case scenario and learning to handle it.
- Discovering probable positive and negative social consequences.
- Playing the client to experience private logic.
REGISTRATION FOR: DISTANCE TRAINING IN CLASSICAL ADLERIAN DEPTH PSYCHOTHERAPY
Individual Adult Psychotherapy: Part II - DT302B
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Distance Training Course: DT302B - Individual Adult Treatment - Part II