Alfred Adler Institutes of San Francisco and Northwestern Washington

Tasks of the Classical Adlerian Psychotherapist

The following chart is from the handouts included in the Alfred Adler Institute of San Francisco's Distance Training Program in Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy, Courses: DT302A and DT302B, Individual Adult Psychotherapy - Parts I and II. The "Therapeutic Spiral" represents an abbreviated series of therapeutic activities in Classical Adlerian treatment. The tasks do not necessarily occur in the order illustrated.