Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Offerings in this section include many of the books used in distance training of Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapists. The works of Henry Stein and Sophia deVries which are devoted to making clear the style of therapy that accompanies Adler’s humane therapeutic theory. That theory is found in its most comprehensive form, in English translation, within the Collected Clinical Works of Alfred Adler. The Clinicians Guide offers thorough abstracts of each article or chapter contained within the 12-volume series.
Theory & Practice: A Socratic Approach to Democratic Living

Theory & Practice: A Socratic Approach to Democratic Living

Henry T Stein. Volume I fully describes the stages and tasks of Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy (CADP), as well as comprehensive expositions of strategies for ... Read More
Creative Case Analysis: Uncovering the Fictional Final Goal & the Counter-Fiction That Hides It

Creative Case Analysis: Uncovering the Fictional Final Goal & the Counter-Fiction That Hides It

Henry T. Stein. Volume II, Part One includes a comprehensive guide to interpreting psychological movement. Part Two, on Life Style Analysis, covers: phases of the ... Read More
Demonstrations of Therapeutic Techniques

Demonstrations of Therapeutic Techniques

Henry T Stein. The demonstrations in this volume include role-plays with students-as-clients and work with real clients. While the illustration of therapeutic techniques with real ... Read More
Child & Family Therapy

Child & Family Therapy

Henry T Stein. Sophia’s de Vries’ teachings about therapy with children provide a rare source of Adlerian wisdom for psychotherapists. In addition to studying thoroughly ... Read More
A Clinician’s Guide to the Collected Clinical Works of Alfred Adler

A Clinician’s Guide to the Collected Clinical Works of Alfred Adler

Serves something like bookends for the CCWAA series – providing both an introduction-overview as well as a conclusion-summary of the collection. It is a stand-alone ... Read More
The Collected Works of Lydia Sicher: An Adlerian Perspective

The Collected Works of Lydia Sicher: An Adlerian Perspective

Lydia Sicher. Dr. Lydia Sicher, M.D., Ph.D., united a brilliant brain with a dauntless spirit; she was therefore exactly the kind of human being who ... Read More
Individual Psychology

Individual Psychology

E-Book Here Erwin Wexberg and Beran Wolfe. Dr. Erwin Wexberg, perhaps the most brilliant and constructive co-worker of Adler in Vienna, has attempted this task ... Read More
Classical Adlerian Brief Therapy: The Innovative Techniques of Anthony Bruck

Classical Adlerian Brief Therapy: The Innovative Techniques of Anthony Bruck

E-Book Here. Anthony Bruck achieved remarkably quick therapeutic results with individuals from many countries, often in unusual circumstances. Trained by Alfred Adler, he mastered Adler’s ... Read More
You Shall Be A Blessing

You Shall Be A Blessing

Alexander Mueller. “You Shall Be A Blessing: Main Traits of A Religious Humanism,” by Alexander Mueller, forges three sources of personal meaning–philosophy, spirituality, and Adlerian ... Read More
This section first acquaints the viewer with the most comprehensive collection of Adler’s writings in English, The Collected Clinical Works of Alfred Adler. It then identifies a variety of established texts that have aided professionals and nonprofessionals in understanding themselves and the human community around them. These popular volumes by Adler were transcriptions of lectures to participative audiences that Adler addressed in numerous speaking tours. Altogether, these are helpful in understanding the broader context of Adler’s theory.
Social Interest A Challenge to Mankind

Social Interest A Challenge to Mankind

E-Book Here. Alfred Adler. According to Alfred Adler, one of the founding fathers of modern psychoanalysis, an individual’s level of social interest is key to ... Read More
The Science of Living

The Science of Living

Alfred Adler. The Science of Living is an eminently readable book, which serves as a pithy introduction to Adlerian psychology. It is here that Adler ... Read More
What Life Could Mean To You

What Life Could Mean To You

E-Book Here. Alfred Adler. Adler, along with Freud and Jung, created an entirely new branch of psychology, namely psychoanalysis. What Life Should Mean to You ... Read More
Understanding Human Nature

Understanding Human Nature

E-Book Here. Alfred Adler. Adler provides a practical understanding of how childhood shapes adult life, which in turn might benefit society as a whole. Unlike ... Read More
Superiority and Social Interest

Superiority and Social Interest

Alfred Adler. Heinz and Rowena Ansbacher, Editors. Two key ideas in Alfred Adler’s thinking are reflected in these twenty-one papers: the individual’s striving toward some ... Read More
The Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler

The Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler

E-Book Here. Heinz & Rowena Ansbacher, Editors. When we hear such expressions as feelings of inferiority and insecurity, striving for self-enhancement and power, woman’s revolt ... Read More
We include here non-Adlerian books (and authors) we have found especially helpful in applying Adler’s insights within the course of therapy. Just as we therapists creatively employ our personalities in co-thinking with our clients, so this literature, rich in context, spirit and focus, has assisted us in applying Adler’s insights by effectively humane means.
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