Alfred Adler and individual psychology in the new millennium - Strategies principles and operational models underlying the thought of the founder of Individual Psychology
Publisher: Stefano Calicchio
Who was Alfred Adler and why were his studies fundamental to depth psychology? How did the Individual Psychology he theorised change the history of human thought forever? What was Adler's impact on the world? This book is a journey into the legacy of Adlerian theory and depth psychology. It explores the significance of individual psychology in past and present society. The journey begins with Adler's life and the role he played in the psychoanalytic movement, and continues with the operating principles of Adlerian psychological theory. We will discover Adler's impact and importance in the development of psychodynamics and the working principles of Adlerian theory through key concepts such as feelings of inferiority, neurosis, lifestyle and the development of social feeling. The book will also highlight the practical implications of Adlerian theories in today's society, from pedagogy to sociology and general culture. Finally, it will proceed on a path of discovery towards the organisations and institutions that have taken up the Adlerian legacy, operating all over the world and spreading the principles of individual psychology.