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Adler (unlike Freud) believed that behavior was motivated by WHAT?
A person's future goals (not past events)
What are the key concepts of Adler's individual psychology
inferiority feelings, striving for superiority, style of life, and social interest
How does Adler say that "style of life" is determined?
By the specific ways a person chooses to compensate for inferiority and to achieve superiority
According to Adler, what is the primary characteristic that differentiates a a healthy vs unhealthy style of life?
Social Interest
What is necessary to have a healthy style of life (according to Adler)?
Goals that reflect optimism and confidence and entail contributing to the welfare of others
What are the characteristics of a mistaken style of life (according to Adler)?
Goals reflecting self-centeredness, competitiveness, and striving for personal power
What are the most important features of Adlerian psychotherapy?
Establishing a collaborative relationship with the client, helping the client, identify and understand his or her style of life and its consequences, and reorienting the client's beliefs and goals so that they support a more adaptive lifestyle
What techniques does an Adlerian therapist use to identify the nature of a client's "style of life"?
Lifestyle Investivation, which yields info about a client's family constellation, fictional (hidden) goals, and "basic mistakes" (distorted beliefs and attitudes).
On whose theory is the Systematic Training for Effective Teaching (STET; Dinkmeyer, McKay, and Dinkmeyer, 1980) based?
To what would a Systematic Training for Effective Teaching (STET) therapist attribute attention seeking behavior?
Stems from the mistaken belief that "I only belong when I am being noticed or served."
A Systematic Training for Effective Teaching (STET) therapist assumes that the misbehavior of a child has one of four goals:
1. attention
2. power
3. revenge
4. display deficiency
Jung defines libido as:
general psychic energy
Jung says that personality is the result of what?
conscious and unconscious factors
Jung's collective unconscious:
the repository of latent memroy traces that have been passed down from one generation to the next (includes archetypes)