Alfred Adler Institute of Northwestern Washngton

Distance Training in
Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy

Course DT407:
The Therapeutic Wisdom
of Sophia J. de Vries

Instructor: Henry T. Stein, Ph.D.

Objective: To study and discuss the therapeutic insights of Sophia J. de Vries, by reading transcriptions of my discussions with her over a period of 15 years. In over 1,000 hours of weekly consultations, we cover theory, practice, case analysis, and treatment recommendations.
Reading: Transcribed weekly discussions from 1976 to 1991.
E-mail: Comments and questions.
Discussion: Weekly fifty-minute telephone consultations.
Time: As needed.
Cost: $150/session.
Note: (Intended for post-certification, ongoing advanced study.) Prerequisites: Courses DT101, DT102A, DT102B, DT103, DT104, DT105, DT201, DT301, DT302A, DT302B, DT303, DT304, DT305, DT307A, DT307B, DT401, DT402, DT403, DT404, DT405, DT406, DT601.

Outline of Course Content

  • Discussions of Classical Adlerian Theory & Philosophy
    • Child Development
    • Normal and Abnormal Inferiority Feelings
    • Striving to Overcome Felt Difficulties
    • Activity Level and Radius
    • Feeling of Community
    • Life Style and Fictional Final Goal
    • Counter-Fiction
  • Case Analysis
    • Learning to See and Interpret Movement
    • Emptying Self & Filling Up With Client
    • Comparing Impressions of Client to Fully Functioning Individual
    • Identifying What is Missing
    • Interpreting Earliest Recollections
    • Integrating Early Childhood Situation
    • Summarizing Life Style and Goal
    • Penetrating Client's Private Logic
  • Treatment Recommendations
    • What Needs to be Corrected
    • What Needs to be Added
    • Where to Begin
    • How to Begin
    • Role-Played Demonstrations
    • Socratic Style of Questioning
    • Creative Interventions

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    Distance Training Course DT407:
    The Therapeutic Wisdom of Sopjhia J. de Vries
    (4) 50-Minute Sessions)

    Tuition: $600.00
    Distance Training Course DT407:
    The Therapeutic Wisdom of Sophia J. de Vries
    (8) 50-Minute Sessions

    Tuition: $1,200.00

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