Alfred Adler Institutes of San Francisco and Northwestern Washington

Distance Training in
Classical Adlerian Brief Therapy:
Basic Case Study

Instructor: Henry T. Stein, Ph.D.

(Revised 3-23-11)

Objective: To gain a wide variety of life style analyses by studying selected audio-taped group case study seminars. Each seminar normally includes a full life style analysis, treatment recommendations, and role-playing of therapeutic techniques.
Reading: Selected client questionnaires. Examples of case analyses.
Audio: Selected group case study seminars, conducted by Sophia de Vries and Henry Stein(Thirty hours)
E-mail: Comments and questions.
Discussion: Eight hours of telephone conferencing.
Time: Approximately eight to twelve weeks.
Cost: $1,530.00
Note: Prerequisite: Courses DT101, DT102A, DT102B, DT201, DT301, DT302A, DT302B

Outline of Course Content

  • CASE PRESENTATION (Typical for Each case)
    • Basic Case Information
    • Health, Medical, Medication, Substance Abuse
    • Presenting Problem, Symptoms
    • Overview of Current Situation
    • Relevant History
    • Survey of Early Childhood, Family Constellation
    • Earliest Recollections and Dreams
  • CASE ANALYSIS (Typical for Each case)
    • Degree and Radius of Activity
    • Level of Feeling of Community
    • Analysis of Each Recollection
    • Inferiorty Feelings
    • Style of Life
    • Ficitonal Final Goal
    • Antithetical Scheme of Apperception
    • Private Logic
  • TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (Typical for Each case)
    • What Needs to be Corrected
    • What Need to be Added
    • Where to Begin
    • How to Begin
    • Role Play Demonstration
    • Survey of Early Childhood, Family Constellation
    • Earliest Recollections and Dreams

    Note: Not every case will follow these recommended guidelines. The case study group works with whatever information is available.

                        BASIC CASE STUDY - DTB401 
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