Journal of Individual Psychology

Journal of Individual Psychology

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The Journal of Individual Psychology is the journal of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. The journal serves to provide a forum for the finest dialogue pertaining to Adlerian practices, principles, and theoretical development. Articles relate to theoretical and research issues as well as concerns of practice and application of Adlerian psychological methods. The editors place great emphasis on maintaining high overall quality of research and scholarly contributions.


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Fall 2016, 72:3

Editors' Notes: Trauma from an Individual Psychology Perspective
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Trauma, Neurobiology, and Personality Dynamics: A Primer
Len Sperry
The Private Traumas of First Responders
Nadine Garner, Jason Baker, and Duane Hagelgans
Using the Transcultural Adlerian Conceptualization and Therapy (TACT) Model to Depict the Influence of Race-Based Trauma
Matthew E. Lemberger and Tamiko Lemberger-Truelove
Crisis Fearlessness: A Call for Trauma Competencies in Counselor Education
Kathryn Watkins Van Asselt, Lori L. Soli, and Erin L. Berry
A Trauma-Based Physiological Approach: Helping Betrayed Partners Heal from Marital Infidelity
Jill Duba Sauerheber and J. Graham Disque

Summer 2016, 72:2

Editor’s Notes: Advocating for the Usefulness of Individual Psychology
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Parent Training and Cultural Considerations
Dinko S. Aleksandrov, Alisha R. Bowen, and Jay Colker
Exploring Master’s Students’ Social Justice Consciousness through Experiential Group: An Adlerian Approach
Terence T. L. Yee, Carly R. Stevens, and Lisa L. Schulz
Examining How the Adlerian Life Tasks Predict Anxiety in First-Year Counseling Students
Thomas Foster, LeAnne Steen, Leslie O’Ryan, and Jill Nelson
Envy in Siblings-In Law Relationships
Aviva Dolev and Rachel Shifron
Freud and Adler: Differences
Zivit Abramson
Address to the International Conference of the European Scientists’ Union: Some Contributions of Adlerian Psychology to Society
Francis X. Walton

Spring 2016, 72:1

Editors’ Notes: In Support of Empirical Research in Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Educating the Next Generation of Psychotherapists: Considering the Future of Theory and Practice in Adlerian Psychotherapy
Len Sperry
An Interview with Eva Dreikurs Ferguson: Reflections on a Lifetime of Individual Psychology
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Validity and Reliability of the Basic Adlerian Scales for Interpersonal Success–Adult Form in Taiwan
Wei-Jen Chen, Po-Chia Huang, Tuan-Chen Tseng, Julia Yang, Roy M. Kern, and Kevin B. Stoltz
Cultural Variables and Factor Analysis of BASIS-A Using a Jordanian Sample
Laith G. Mazahreh, Kevin B. Stoltz, Lori A. Wolff, and Ian Turnage-Butterbauh
Positive Discipline Parenting Scale: Reliability and Validity of a Measure
Paul Carroll and William Kyle Hamilton

Winter 2015, 71:4

Editors’ Notes: The Individual Psychology Perspective: Positive Psychology, Freud and Adler in Paris, Philosophy, Neuroticism, and Classroom Techniques
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Pragmatics and Operational Principles of Positive Psychology Research and Clinical Findings with Implications for Adlerian Psychology
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Paris: Freud and Adler
Valery Leibin and Marina Bluvshtein
Friedrich Nietzsche and Alfred Adler
Mark H. Stone
The Meaning of Neurosis According to Adler
Zivit Abramson
Teachers as Leaders: The Impact of Adler-Dreikurs Classroom Management Techniques on Students’ Perceptions of the Classroom Environment and on Academic Achievement
Fariba Soheili, Hamid Alizadeh, Jason M. Murphy, Hossein Salimi Bajestani, and Eva Dreikurs Ferguson

Fall 2015, 71:3

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychology: The History of Adler’s Theory and Current Cultural Issues
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
In Memoriam: Jane E. Myers (1948–2014)
Thomas J. Sweeney
A Genealogy of Ideas in Alfred Adler’s Psychology
Alex Angioli and Pieter Kruger
Using the Imago Dialogue to Deepen Couples Therapy
Harville Hendrix, Helen LaKelly Hunt, Wade Luquet, and Jon Carlson
An Adlerian Perspective on Problematic Internet Pornography Use
Kevin A. Fall and Rachel C. Howard
Psychometric Properties of the BASIS-ALt: Lithuanian Version
Justina Gaubė, Roy M. Kern, and Kevin B. Stoltz
Examining Early Influences of Sports and Outdoor Recreation on Individuals through the Lens of Adlerian Psychology
Joseph P. Flood, Jane W. Lawther, and Kristi A. Montandon
Cars and Social Interest
Stephanie Culbreth and R. John Huber

Book Review

The Collected Clinical Works of Alfred Adler ed. by Henry T. Stein
Erik Mansager

Summer 2015, 71:2

Editors’ Notes: Adler’s Unlimited Universe
Marina Bluvshtein, Susan Belangee, and Daniel Haugen
Generation Z: Technology and Social Interest
Anthony Turner
When Your Smartphone Is Too Smart for Your Own Good: How Social Media Alters Human Relationships
Lori Ann Wagner
Cybersocial Connectedness: A Survey of Perceived Benefits and Disadvantages of Social Media Use
Susan Belangee, Marina Bluvshtein, and Daniel Haugen
The Impact of Social Media on Personal and Professional Lives: An Adlerian Perspective
Jesse Fleck and Leigh Johnson-Migalski
From Netthinking to Networking to Netfeeling: Using Social Media to Help People in Job Transitions
Marina Bluvshtein, Melody Kruzic, and Victor Massaglia
Adlerian Counseling in a Virtual World: Some Implications of Internet Practice for the Development of Gemeinschaftsgefühl
Richard E. Close
New Problems in Today’s Technological Era: An Adlerian Case Example
Zachary D. Bloom and Dalena Dillman Taylor
Social Interest, Empathy, and Online Support Groups
Heidi Hammond
Online and Phone Therapy: Challenges and Opportunities
Alana Kingsley and Janna A. Henning
Ethical Implications of Trends in Technology
Courtney L. Klaus and Timothy S. Hartshorne

Student Forums

Serious Reading, Internet, and the Development of Social Interest
Ruth K. Dahle Buelow, Andrea Hansen, and Mary Kay Hoffman
Internet and Faith
Erik Mansager, Beth McDonald, and Hallie M. Williams Sr.
The Debate Goes Digital
Leah Macpherson, Lawna Gamble, Jonah Ross, and Robert Saxner

Spring 2015, 71:1

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychology: The Sweet and Sour of the Human Condition
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
On Suicide and Drunkenness
Alexandra Adler compiled by Marina Bluvshtein
Advice from the Masters III: Francis X. Walton
Korey L. Watkins and Thomas G. Lindquist
Self-Efficacy and Early Recollections in the Context of Adlerian and Wellness Theory
Heather Pomeroy and Arthur J. Clark
Correcting Misconceptions About Alfred Adler's Psychological Theory of Crime in Introductory Criminology Textbooks: Moving Adler's Theory of Crime Forward
Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, Jihee Lee, and Phillip Shon
Lifestyle as a Predictor of Posttraumatic Growth
Michael S. Leeman, Franco Dispenza, and Catherine Y. Chang
Advocating for the Use of Social Network Analysis in Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette and Robert C. Hendrick

Book Review

A Review of Dawn of Memories: The Meaning of Early Recollections in Life by Arthur J. Clark
Leigh Johnson-Migalski

Winter 2014, 70:4

Editors’ Notes: Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy: The Congruence of a Theory
Erik Mansager
Rediscovering Adler
Henry T. Stein
Striving for Authenticity
Sophia J. de Vries
Conversations With Henry Stein
James J. Wolf
A Narrative Survey of Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapists
Erik Mansager
Applying the Classical Adlerian Family Diagnostic Process
Jane Pfefferlé and Erik Mansager
Classical Adlerian Assessment of an Adult Child of an Alcoholic: “Queen of the Derelicts”
Dyanne Pienkowski
Examples and Explanations of the Socratic Method in CADP
Sophia J. de Vries and Henry T. Stein

Fall 2014, 70:3

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychology: Bullying, Play Therapy, Therapeutic Obstacles, Work, and Loss
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Ansbacher Lecture: Annual Conference of the North American Society for Adlerian Psychology, Victoria, British Columbia, May 12, 2011
Robert L. Powers
A (Sort of) Memoir of Robert Leonard Powers
Jane Griffith
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Adlerian Play Therapy with Preschool Children
Dalena Dillman Taylor and Sue C. Bratton
An Individual Psychology Approach to Underlying Factor of Workplace Bullying
Milda Astraukaite, Roy M. Kern, and Guy Notelaers
Work as a Life Task in Contemporary Times
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Swimming Upstream: Identifying and Overcoming Therapeutic Challenges--Part 1
Paul R. Rasmussen and Leigh Johnson-Migalski

Summer 2014, 70:2

Editors’ Notes: Parenting from the Individual Psychology Perspective: Obstacles, Challenges, Culture, and Psychoeducational Programs
Roy M. Kern, Paul R. Rasmussen, and William L. Curlette
The Task, Challenges, and Obstacles of Parenting
Paul R. Rasmussen
Expanding Adlerian Application: The Tasks, Challenges, and Obstacles for African American Parents
Nataka Moore and Tiffany McDowell
The Family Council: Different Styles of Family Deliberation in Two Cultures
Shlomit Oryan
Modern Approaches to Modern Challenges: A Review of Widely Used Parenting Programs
Thomas G. Lindquist and Korey L. Watkins
Active Parenting: 30 Years of Video-Based Parent Education
Michael H. Popkin

Spring 2014, 70:1

Editors’ Notes: Improving the Functioning of Individuals Through Group Activities and an Article on the Inferiority Complex
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Leo Gold: 1924–2011
Erik Mansager
An Integrative Adlerian Approach to Creating a Teen Parenting Program
Kimberly Allen, Rasha El-Beshti, and Autumn Guin
The Four Crucial Cs in Critical Friends Groups
William L. Curlette and Harley G. Granville
Supervision in Group Play Therapy: A Skills Checklist
Yvonne Garza, Sarah Kinsworthy, and Mary Morrison Bennett
Using the Open Forum Counseling Model in Leadership Development
Jay Colker
Refresh Your Mind, Rejuvenate Your Body, Renew Your Spirit: A Pilot Wellness Program for Counselor Education
Cheryl Pence Wolf, Isabel A. Thompson, Eric S. Thompson, and Sondra Smith-Adcock
The Golden Complex
Mark H. Stone

Winter 2013, 69:4

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychology: A Rich and Viable Theory for the Present and the Future
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
An Important Lesson from Our Past with Significance for Our Future: Alfred Adler’s Gemeinschaftsgefühl
S. Kathleen La Voy, Matthew J. L. Brand, and Collin R. McFadden
Positive Discipline: Helping Children Develop Belonging and Coping Resources Using Individual Psychology
Kelly Gfroerer, Jane Nelsen, and Roy M. Kern
An Adlerian Approach in Premarital Counseling with Religious Couples
Jill Duba Sauerheber and James Robert Bitter
Integrating Adlerian and Integrated Developmental Model Approaches to Supervision of Counseling Trainees
Jennifer N. Bornsheuer-Boswell, Monica M. Polonyi, and Richard E. Watts
Ethical Considerations Involving Informed Consent in Adlerian Open Forum Counseling
Rocky Garrison and Daniel Eckstein
Methods of Ranking Birth Order: The Neglected Issue in Birth Order Research
Kyla J. Mills and Gillian A. Mooney

Fall 2013, 69:3

Conceptualizing and Treatment of Trauma and Self-Destructive Behavior: The Individual Psychology Perspective
Michael Maniacci and Leigh Johnson-Migalski
Towards an Adlerian Perspective on Trauma
Trevor Hjertaas
A Framework for Applying Reflecting “As If” with Nonsuicidal Self-Injurious Clients
Amanda C. La Guardia, Richard E. Watts, and Yvonne Garza
Adlerian Art Therapy with Sexual Abuse and Assault Survivors
Marni Rosen Saltzman, Monique Matic, and Emily Marsden
Trauma Therapy: An Adlerian Perspective
Anthea Millar
Working with Survivors of Traumatic Life Events: A Response to Millar on the Adlerian Approach
Janna A. Henning

Summer 2013, 69:2

Editors’ Notes: Perspectives Providing Some Insights for Articles in this Issue
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Framing Radicalization and Deradicalization: A Case Study from Saudi Arabia
Ulrich Kropiunigg
Reliability of the Five Factor Wellness Inventory Among Male Adolescents
Jerome N. Rachele, Thomas F. Cuddihy, Tracy L. Washington, and Steven M. McPhail
“So, Where Does It Hurt?”: An Adlerian Dialogue on Pain
Rob Guttenberg and Marion Gordon-Rosen
Effects of Birth Order on an Individual’s Image of God Within a White, Mormon Sample
Hui-Tzu Grace Chou and Britani Liska

Spring 2013, 69:1

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychology in the 21st Century
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Remembering Edna Nash (1922–2012)
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
A True Sense of Community Has No Boundaries: A Simulated Interview with Alfred Adler
James C. Overholser
Individual Psychology on the Virtual Frontier: Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Gaming
Greg Brack, Pamela S. Lassiter, Robert Kitzinger, Michele Hill, H. George McMahon, and Kevin A. Fall
An Adlerian Conceptualization of Korean Women with Hwa-byung
Eunha Kim and Ingrid Hogge
Alfred Adler on the Dynamics of Fear
Mark H. Stone
Adaptability in the Work Life Task: Lifestyle, Stress Coping, and Protean/Boundaryless Career Attitudes
Kevin B. Stoltz, Lori A. Wolff, Ann E. Monroe, Laith G. Mazahreh, and Harold R. Farris
Individual Psychology and Factors Associated with the Development of Elementary and Secondary School Students
Matthew E. Lemberger and Stella Krauss

Winter 2012, 68:4

Editors’ Notes: Continuing Our Global Look at Individual Psychology
Len Sperry and Jon Carlson
Cultural Competence: A Primer
Len Sperry
Individual Psychology in Israel
Tami Peleg, Eilat Deutsch, Ruti Marcus, Manal Kadry, Tami Iflah, Osnat Harel, Anabella Shaked, Mia Levitt Frank, Miriam Smadar, Smadar Schneidman, and Richard E. Watts
Individual Psychology in Japan
Makoto Kajino
Individual Psychology in the Netherlands
Theo Joosten
Individual Psychology in Spain
Ursula Oberst and Juan José Ruiz
Individual Psychology in Taiwan
Julia Yang and Mark Blagen
Individual Psychology in Thailand
Jon Carlson, Matt Englar-Carlson, and Tipawadee Emavardhana
Individual Psychology in Turkey
Zeynep Hatipoğlu Sümer and Paul R. Rasmussen

Fall 2012, 68:3

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychology in International Perspective
Jon Carlson
The Global Significance of Individual Psychology: An Introduction and Overview
Len Sperry and Jon Carlson
The Rudolf Dreikurs Summer Institute and ICASSI
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Individual Psychology and Islam: An Exploration of Social Interest
Hamid Alizadeh
Individual Psychology in Bulgaria
Francis X. Walton and Zhaneta Stoykova
From China to South Korea: Two Perspectives on Individual Psychology in Asia
Shufang Sun and James Robert Bitter
Individual Psychology in Greece
William G. Nicoll, Peggy Pelonis, and Len Sperry
Psychological Impact of the Soviet Occupation and Spread of Individual Psychology in Lithuania
Roy M. Kern
Individual Psychology in Malta
Joyce Callus
Individual Psychology in the Slovak Republic
Daniela Čechová and Paul R. Peluso
Individual Psychology in South Africa
Greg Black, Michele Hill, and Catherine Brack

Summer 2012, 68:2

Editors’ Notes: Insights into Individual Psychology from Various Perspectives
Roy M. Kern and William Curlette
Advice from the Masters II: A Conversation with Robert L. Powers and Jane Griffith
Paul R. Rasmussen and Korey L. Watkins
Degree of Activity: Relationship to Early Recollections and Safeguarding Tendencies
Arthur J. Clark and Carrie M. Butler
Striving to Evince Educational Excellence: Measures for Adlerian Counselors to Demonstrate an Impact on School-Age Youth
Greg Brigman, Matthew E. Lemberger, and Molly M. Moore
Wellness in Counselor Preparation: Promoting Individual Well-Being
Cheryl Pence Wolf, Isabel A. Thompson, and Sondra Smith-Adcock
Cooperation, Conflict, and Marital Satisfaction: Bridging Theory, Research, and Practice
Debra G. Leggett, Bridget Roberts-Pittman, Sara Byczek, and David T. Morse

Spring 2012, 68:1

Editors’ Notes: Birth Order Within Individual Psychology
Alan E. Stewart and Daniel Eckstein
The 14th Heinz and Rowena Ansbacher Memorial Lecture: The Task of Intimacy
Betty Lou Bettner
The Relationship of Birth Order and Gender with Academic Standing and Substance Use Among Youth in Latin America
Pilar S. Horner, Fernando Andrade, Jorge Delva, Andrew Grogan-Kaylor, and Marcela Castillo
Only Children: An Updated Review
Toni Falbo
Meet the Farfels: An Activity for Discovering and Discussing Birth Position
Al Milliren and Mike Dubrovich
The Role of Birth Order in Personality: An Enduring Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Adler
Daniel Eckstein and Jason A. Kaufman
Issues in Birth Order Research Methodology: Perspectives from Individual Psychology
Alan E. Stewart

Fall 2011, 67:3

Editors’ Notes: Adlerian Family Therapy: An Introduction
James Robert Bitter and Frank O. Main
Adlerian Family Therapy: An Elusive and Controversial Challenge
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Resilience-Focused Brief Family Therapy: An Adlerian Approach
William G. Nicoll
Family Therapy with Personality-Disordered Individuals and Families: Understanding and Treating the Borderline Family
Len Sperry
An Integrative Adlerian Approach to Family Counseling
Jon D. Carlson and Patricia A. Robey
Individual Psychology as a Framework for Understanding and Encouraging Adoptive Families with Late-Placed Children
Rebecca LaFountain
Encouragement and Actionable Hope: The Source of Adler’s Clinical Agency
Frank O. Main and Shelly R. Boughner
Art Therapy with Families
Judy Sutherland
Human Conversations: Self-Disclosure and Storytelling in Adlerian Family Therapy
James Robert Bitter and Rebekah Byrd
Mrs. R.: A Single Mother
Jane Griffith
An Interrupted Conversation: An Interview with Dr. Oscar C. Christensen
James Robert Bitter, Oscar C. Christensen, Frank O. Main, and William G. Nicoll

Summer 2011, 67:2

Editors’ Notes: Individual Psychologyand the Work Life Task: An Expression of Lifestyle
Kevin B. Stoltz
Striving to Adapt: Addressing Adler’s Work Task in the 21st Century
Jennifer J. Del Corso, Mark C. Rehfuss, and Kevin Galvin
Adlerian-based Career Counseling in an Age of Protean Careers
Brian J. Taber and William C. Briddick
When Lifestyles Collide: An Adlerian-based Approach to Workplace Conflict
Susan R. Barclay and Lori A. Wolff
Workaholism: Addiction to Work
Rachel Shifron and Rebekah R. Reysen
Exploring Lifestyle as a Predictor of Career Adaptability Using a Predominantly African American Rural Sample
Kevin B. Stoltz, Lori A. Wolff, and Susan S. McClelland
The Challenge of Work: The Influences of Work Orientation and Stage of Expertise on Social Interest
Len Sperry

Spring 2011, 67:1

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology: Varied Theoretical, Practical, and Research Perspectives
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Introduction to “The Life Tasks”: The Last Public Lecture of Rowena R. Ansbacher
Rita Schabel and R. John Huber
The Life Tasks: Opening Convocation, Meredith College, August 27, 1979
Rowena R. Ansbacher
The Meaning of Life and Adler’s Use of Fictions
Mark H. Stone
A Paradoxical Strategy for Suicidal Clients: A More Useful Form of Revenge
Leigh Johnson-Migalski
Birth Order, Family Size, and Positive Psychological Constructs: What Roles Do They Play for Iranian Adolescents and Young Adults?
Siamak Khodarahimi and Susan L. Ogletree
Parenting Style and Personality: Perceptions of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents
Kelly P. Gfroerer, Roy M. Kern, William L. Curlette, JoAnna White, and Jolita Jonyniene
Biopsychosocial Issues Column: Psychosomatic Medicine Today: Adlerian Contributions
Len Sperry

Winter 2010, 66:4

Extending Clinical and Empirical Applications of the Theory
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Interview with Dr. Harold Mosak: August 17, 2004
Mark S. Carich
Two Faces of Depression
Trevor Hjertaas
Using Current-Day Reconstructions in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Marilyn Strauch and Ilan Strauch
An Adlerian-Feminist Model for Self-Injury Treatment: A Holistic Approach
Amanda C. Healey and Laurie Craigen
A Brief Measure of Coping Resources
Kenneth B. Matheny and William L. Curlette
A Review of 200 Birth Order Studies: Lifestyle Characteristics
Daniel Eckstein, Kristen J. Aycock, Mark A. Sperber, John McDonald, Victor Van Wiesner, III, Richard E. Watts, and Phil Ginsburg
Murderers and Nonviolent Offenders: A Test of Alfred Adler’s Theory of Crime
Richard A. Highland, Roy M. Kern, and William L. Curlette
Reports and New Developments Column: Psychometric Characteristics of the Sulliman Scale of Social Interest
Mark H. Stone and John F. Newbauer
Business and Organizations Column: Organizational Lifestyle Analysis Tool
William Premo and Heather R. Andrews

Fall 2010, 66:3

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology and Interdisciplinary Work
Rebecca LaFountain
Referral Practices Between Chiropractors and Mental Health Professionals in the Presence of Physical and Psychological Pain
Rebecca LaFountain and Scott A. Stoner
Insomnia Treatment: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Conceptual Integration
Rocky Garrison and Louis Libby
Individual Psychology and Individual Differences in Psychophysiology
Elizabeth M. Nash and John K. Nash
Relating Ethnic Differences and Quality of Life Assessment to Individual Psychology Through the Biopsychosocial Model
Scott M. Debb and David L. Blitz
Emotional and Legal Considerations in Divorce and Relocation: A Call for Alternative Dispute Resolution
Steven J. Stein and Carren S. Oler
Applying Individual Psychology to a University's Sustainability Initiative
Nadine E. Garner and Roger V. Bruszewski
Family Intervention Column: Breaking the Silence: Talking About Illness
Dagmar B. Friedman

Summer 2010, 66:2

Editors' Notes: Ethics, Research, and Applications
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Ethical Considerations and Options in Publishing Clinical Case Material
Len Sperry, Timothy S. Hartshorne, and Richard E. Watts
Ethical Issues in Open-Forum Family Counseling or Education: Johnny Still Wets His Pants
Timothy S. Hartshorne, Len Sperry, and Richard E. Watts
A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a Measure of the Adlerian Lifestyle, the BASIS-A Inventory
Paul R. Peluso, Kevin B. Stoltz, Susan Belangee, Michele R. Frey, and Jennifer P. Peluso
Differences of Lifestyle and Coping Resources Between Gay Men With and Without Alcohol Problems
Joffrey S. Suprina, Catherine J. Brack, Catherine Y. Chang, and John Kim
Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Framework with an Adlerian Perspective to Increase Collaborative Problem Solving in an Organization
Jean M. Kummerow and Mary J. Maguire
Social Interest and Self-Reported Distress in a Delinquent Sample: Application of the SSSI and the MAYSI-2
John F. Newbauer and Mark H. Stone

Spring 2010, 66:1

Editors' Notes: Adler's Innovative Contributions Regarding the Need to Belong
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Dedication of the Special Issue to Manford Sonstegard (1911-2009)
Roy M. Kern, James R. Bitter, Anthea Millar
Adler's Need to Belong as the Key for Mental Health
Rachel Shifron
The Importance of Meeting the Need to Belong in Lifestyle
William L. Curlette, Roy M. Kern
How Can I Connect with Thee: Measuring and Comparing Satisfaction in Multiple Relationship Domains
Louise C. Hawkley, John T. Cacioppo
Strides for Belonging Trump Strides for Superiority: Effects of Being Ostracized for Being Superior or Inferior to the Others
Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell, Eric D. Wesselmann, James H. Wirth, Alvin Ty Law, Zhansheng Chen, Michele Wydia Kosasih, Romy van der Lee, Kipling D. Williams
An Update of the Empirical Case for the Need to Belong
Judith Gere, Geoff MacDonald
Business and Organizations Column:"Buying In" and "Checking Out": Motivation in the Workplace

Winter 2009, 65:4

Editors' Notes: Social Justice: Addressing Social Exclusion by Means of Social Interest and Social Responsibility
Lynn C. Todman, Erik Mansager
Social Exclusion: Reflections on Alfred Adler: A Social Exclusion Perspective
Hilary Silver
Social Exclusion Indicators for the United States
Lynn C. Todman, Sherrod Taylor. Kerry Cochrane, Jenifer Arbaugh-Korotko, Jared Berger, Emily Burt, Michael Caponi, Elisabeth Houston, Amy Khattar Hahn, Diana Mandeleew
Social Interest: Context and Impact of Raissa Epstein's Ideas on Alfred Adler's Social Imaginary (1897-1935)
W. F. Santiago-Valles
Alfred Adler's Influence on American Law
Sherrod Taylor
Trans People and Social Justice
Christopher A. Shelley
Social Responsibility: Educating for Social Responsibility
Ursula Oberst
Social Interest and Social Responsibility in Contemporary Corporate Environments
Cynthia Uccello
Book Review: Concerns about The Future of Marriage
Sharyl M. Trail

Fall 2009, 65:3

Individual Psychology: Use in Theory Development, Education, and Psychotherapy
Roy M. Kern, William L. Curlette
Social Interest and Positive Psychology: Positively Aligned
Patrick J. Barlow, David J. Tobin and and Melissa M. Schmidt
The Restrictive Personality: Anorexia Nervosa and Adlerian Life Tasks
Marilyn Strauch and Michal Erez
Lifestyle and Transformational Leadership Style
Michele Frey, Roy M. Kern, Jason Snow and William L. Curlette
Distinguishing the Holistic Context of the Inferiority-Superiority Striving: Contributions of Attachment and Traumatic Shame Studies
Alexander H. Smith
The Impact of Adlerian-Based Parenting Classes on Self-Reported Parental Behavior
Jody McVittie and Al M. Best
Selecting Psychotherapeutic Interventions: Enhancing Outcomes in Adlerian Psychotherapy
Len Sperry

Biopsychosocial Column

Life Style Convictions and Illness Perceptions as Predictors of Treatment Compliance and Noncompliance
Len Sperry

Book Review

A Review of Body, Mind, and Spirit: "Vitamins" for Your Whole Health
Margaret Wadsley

Summer 2009, 65:2

Editors' Notes: Obtaining More Clarity about Lifestyle
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Etiology and Therapy of Neoroses
Alfred Adler, Edited and Translated by Traute Paulin and Nestor D. Kapusta
The Therapapeutic Alliance and Early Recollections
Roy M. Kern, Kevin B. Stoltz, Heather B. Gottlieb-Low, and Lynn S. Frost
Early Recollections and Object Meanings
Arthur J. Clark
The Mistaken Notions of Adults with Children
James Robert Bitter
Birth Order Effects in the Formation of Long-Term Relationships
Joshua K. Hartshorne, Nancy Salem-Hartshorne, and Timothy S. Hartshorne
Business and Organizations: Social Interest and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Romanian Example
Elena Serban and Eva Dreikurs Ferguson

Spring 2009, 65:1

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology: New Insights, Questions, and Applications
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
The 2008 Heinz L. and Rowena R. Ansbacher Memorial Address: Private Logic and the Logic of Social Living
Guy J. Manaster
Reclaiming a Profeminist Orientation in Adlerian Therapy
James Robert Bitter, Patricia E. Robertson, Amanda C. Healey, and Laura K. Jones Cole
Theorist Orientation from Diagnosing a Case of Suicide
Mark H. Stone
Rediscovering the Construct of Basic Anxiety
Trevor Hjertaas
Adlerian Play Therapy with a Traumatized Boy
Mary O. Morrison
Lifestyle and the Stages of Change in Weight Loss
Kevin B. Stoltz, Rebekah H. Reysen, Lori A. Wolff, and Roy M. Kern
Family Interventions Column: The Suitcase Metaphor: Helping Couples Move from Fault Finding to Strength Building
Amy Lew
Psychological Strategies Column: Advice from the Masters I: Mica Katz
Rachel Shifron and Paul R. Rasmussen

Winter 2008, 64:4

Editor's Notes: Individual Psychology and the Schools
Matthew E. Lemberger and Al Milliren
School Counselors and the Influence of Adler: Individual Psychology since the Advent of the ASCA National Model
Matthew E. Lemberger and Erika R. Nash
Ready to Learn: An Evidence-Based Individual Psychology Linked Curriculum for Prekindergarden through First Grade
Elizabeth Villares, Greg Brigman, and Paul R. Peluso
Using Adlerian Art Therapy to Prevent Social Aggression among Middle School Students
Janet G. Froeschle and Mark Riney
Exploring School Counselor Burnout and School Counselor Involvement of Parents and Administrators through an Adlerian Theoretical Framework
Carrie A. Wachter, Elysia V. Clemens, and Todd F. Lewis
Adlerian-Based Interventions for Professional School Counselors: Serving as Both Counselors and Educational Leaders
Jolie Ziomek-Daigle, H. George McMahon, and Pamela O. Paisley
Individual Psychology in School Counselor Leadership: Implications for Practice
Colette T. Dollarhide and Donna M. Gibson
Adlerian Teacher Consultation: Change Teachers, Change Students!
Jon Carlson, Don Dinkmeyer Jr., and E. Jean Johnson
Psychoeducational E5 Groups for Use in Schools
Wes Wingett and Al Milliren
Education: An Individual Psychology Approach to School Counselor Consultation
Greg Brigman and Linda Webb

Fall 2008, 64:3

Editor's Notes: Something for Everyone
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Reconsidering Narcissism: An Adlerian-Feminist Response to the Articles in the Special Section of The Journal of Individual Psychology, Volume 63, Issue 2
James Robert Bitter
BASIS-A Inventory Empirical Studies: Research Findings from 2000 to 2006
Roy M. Kern, Lane Gormley, and William L. Curlette
Adlerian Similarities to a Sangoma Treating AIDS in South Africa
Michele B. Hill, Greg Brack, Lulama Qalinge, and Jennifer Dean
A Cross-Generational Study of Adlerian Personality Traits and Life Satisfaction in Mainland China
Yuehong Chen Foley, Kenneth B. Matheny, and William L. Curlette
Student Success Skills: A Review of a School Counselor Intervention Influenced by Individual Psychology
Linda Webb, Matthew Lemberger, and Greg Brigman
Early Recollections and Sensory Modalities
Arthur J. Clark
The Biopsychosocial Model and Chronic Illness: Psychotherapeutic Implications
Len Sperry

Summer 2008, 64:2

Editor's Notes: Affirming Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals
Erik Mansager
Homosexuality in World Religions: A Case Study in the Psychology of Spirituality
Daniel A. Helminiak
Homosexuality in the Psychology of Spirituality: Comment on "Homosexuality in World Religions" from a Catholic-Adlerian Perspective
Debra Punton
The Psychologization of Spirituality: A Compelling Case for It Has Yet to Be Made
Len Sperry
Rejoinder to Debra Punton and Len Sperry on Helminiak's (2008) "Homosexuality in World Religions: A Case Study in the Psychology of Spirituality"
Daniel A. Helminiak
Overcoming Societal Discouragement: Gay Recovering Alcoholics' Perceptions of the Adlerian Life Tasks
Joffrey S. Suprina and Jeremy A. Lingle
Adler's Interpretation of Same-Gender Orientation from a Neurobehavioral Perspective
Lawrence Maucieri and Mark Stone
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in the Student Forum
Sharyl M. Trail, Matthew J. McCreary, Jennifer Gray, Jeff Burt, Jaime Saibil and Wanda Leung
The Invisibility of Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children within Adlerian Parenting Materials
Ramona Faith Oswald
Where Is Everybody? Adlerian Parenting Resources and the Exclusion of Parents Who Are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Questioning
Robin Kate Fox
Positive Discipline Author's Response to Oswald's and Fox's Critiques
Cheryl L. Erwin

Spring 2008, 64:1

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology: From Philosophy to Research and Application
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
The 2007 Heinz L. and Rowena R. Ansbacher Memorial Address: Adler's Legacy: Past, Present, and Future
Henry T. Stein
Immanuel Kant's Influence on the Psychology of Alfred Adler
Mark H. Stone
Hadarim: A Description and Evaluation of a School-Based Adlerian Parenting Program in Israel
Joseph Prinz, Sharon Arkin, and Marc Gelkopf
Lifestyle among Abuse-Reporting Outpatients
Dana P. Waters, Jerry F. Westermeyer, Carolyn Gralewski, Mary F. Schneider, and Monica Warkentin
The Brain-Mind-Relationship Connection: An Interview with Daniel J. Siegel
Jon Carlson
A Place Called Home
Al Milliren, Julia Yang, Wes Wingett, and Jennifer Boender
Using Sandtray in Adlerian-Based Clinical Supervision: An Initial Empirical Analysis
Kenneth G. McCurdy and Jesse J. Owen
Using Children's Drawings to Facilitate the Acting "As If" Technique
Richard E. Watts and Yvonne Garz

Winter 2007, 63:4

Editors' Notes: Expanding the Application of Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
The Relationship between Psychology and Spirituality: An Initial Taxonomy for Spiritually Oriented Counseling and Psychotherapy
Len Sperry and Erik Mansager
Adlerian Family and Couples Therapy
Zivit Abramson
An Adlerian View of Aging
George W. Linden
Toward an Adlerian Approach to Organizational Intervention
James S. Lemonides
Perfectionism and Lifestyle: Personality Differences among Adaptive Perfectionists, Maladaptive Perfectionists, and Nonperfectionists
Kevin Stoltz and Jeffrey S. Ashby
Organizational Development 101: Lessons from Star Wars
Chip Carlson, Fern Clemmer, Tony Jennings, Cheryl-Dean Thompson, and Linda J. Page
Index to Volume 63

Fall 2007, 63:3

Editor's Notes: Couples Therapy, Relationship Education, and Individual Psychology
Paul R. Peluso
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Individual Psychology: A Dialogue Across Theories
Paul R. Peluso and Heather MacIntosh
It Just Takes One: Resolving Power Struggles in Love and Marriage
Richard R. Kopp
Making Love or Making Love Work: Integrating the Crucial Cs in the Games Couples Play
Kenneth G. McCurdy
Couples and Eating Disorders: An Individual Psychology Approach
Susan E. Belangee
Early Recollections: A Compelling Intervention in Couples Therapy
Clair Hawes
A Systematic Approach to Marriage Education
Don Dinkmeyer Jr.
Four Adlerian Metaphors Applied to Couples Counseling
Daniel Eckstein and David Sarnoff
Recreating Sibling Relationships in Marriage
Betty Lou Bettner
The Use of Weather as a Safeguarding Strategy
Alan E. Stewart

Summer 2007, 63:2

Editors' Notes: Narcissism, Imagery, Early Recollections, and Social Interest
Mary Frances Schneider, Roy M. Kern, and William L. Curlette
Invited Response: To Be or Not To Be Adlerian: The Personal and Organizational Dynamics of Establishing One's Theoretical Orientation
Len Sperry
Narcissistic Personality Disorder: His Majesty the Baby: Narcissism through the Lens of Individual Psychology
Michael P. Maniacci
Who Feeds the Narcissism?
Roseanne M. Boldt
Therapy with the Partner of an Individual with Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Mary Frances Schneider and Wendy Sadler
Narcissism and the Empty Self: To Have or To Be
Frank Gruba-McCallister
An Adlerian Perspective on Guided Visual Imagery for Stress and Coping
Jason A. Kaufman
Promoting Insight and Change through the Systematic Use of Early Recollections with Role Play, Art, and Cognitive Reconstruction
Marilyn Strauch
Early Recollections and the Experience of Place
Arthur J. Clark
The Measurement and Clinical Use of Social Interest: Validation of the Sulliman Scale of Social Interest on a Sample of Hospitalized Substance Abuse Patients
Gerald J. Mozdzierz, Richard L. Greenblatt, and Thomas J. Murphy
Psychological Strategies: Understanding and Helping Children Who Manifest Symptoms That Meet the Criteria for the Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosis
Francis X. Walton

Spring 2007, 63:1

Editors' Notes: Describing Relationships to Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
The 2006 Heinz L. and Rowena R. Ansbacher Memorial Address: Am I an Adlerian?
James Robert Bitter
Integrating Lifestyle, the Therapeutic Process, and the Stages of Change
Kevin B. Stoltz and Roy M. Kern
Men's Resistance to Seeking Help: Using Individual Psychology to Understand Counseling-Reluctant Men
Ryan A. McKelley
Positive Psychology and the Constructive Goals of Human Behavior
David Lemire
Individual Psychology and Environmental Psychology
Alan E. Stewart
Early Recollections of Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder
David Tobin, Katherine Wardi-Zonna, and Ann Marie Yezzi-Shareef
The Task of Work in Individual Psychology
Mark H. Stone
Work Relations and Work Effectiveness: Goal Identification and Social Interest Can Be Learned
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson

Winter 2006, 62:4

Editor's Notes: Anxiety and Depression
Paul R. Rasmussen
Of Cookie Jars and Candy Bars: Dysthymia in the Light of Individual Psychology
Harold H. Mosak and Michael P. Maniacci
The Purposefulness of Anxiety and Depression: Adlerian and Evolutionary Views
Paul R. Rasmussen and Gregory J. Dover
Anxiety and Depression: Physiological and Pharmacological Considerations
Judith E. Grisel, Paul R. Rasmussen, and Len Sperry
The Individual Psychology Conception of Depression as a Stress-Diathesis Model
Steve Slavik and James Croake
Individual Psychology Perspectives on the Phenomenology of Depression
Steve Slavik and James Croake
Treatment and Relapse Prevention of Depression Using Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Adlerian Concepts
Byron Waller, Jon Carlson, and Matt Englar-Carlson
Pareto's Principle Applied to Life and Therapy
Paul R. Rasmussen
Index to Volume 62

Fall 2006, 62:3

Editors' Notes: Authors' Expressions of Their Creative Selves
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Adlerian Social Interest and Positive Psychology: A Conceptual and Empirical Integration
Gary K. Leak and Karin C. Leak
Factors That Predict Students' Perceptions of the Helpfulness of the Incentive-Based After-School Training Program
Diane Jackson-Chapman, Mary Nell McNeese, and Wanda Maulding
Blending Native American Spirituality with Individual Psychology in Work with Children
Darline Hunter and Cheryl Sawyer
Integrating Developmental Counseling and Therapy Assessment with Adlerian Early Recollections
Thomas J. Sweeney, Jane E. Myers, and Julie B. Stephan
The Preference to Excel and Its Relationship to Selected Personality Variables
Alan E. Stewart and Elizabeth A. Stewart
Adlerian Profiles of College Student Drinkers
Todd F. Lewis and Carrie A. Wachter
Adlerian Perspectives on Purging Behavior
Jennifer L. Marshall and Trey J. Fitch
Multidimensional Perfectionism and Personality Profiles
Jeffrey S. Ashby, Terry Kottman, and Kevin B. Stoltz
Biopsychosocial Issues: Psychopharmacology as an Adjunct to Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Personality Disorders
Len Sperry
Reports and New Developments: A Framework for Research Studies—Mixed Methods through Combining Bayesian Statistics and Qualitative Research in Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette

Summer 2006, 62:2

Editor's Notes: Consultation and Supervision
John F. Newbauer
Supervision: In the Style of Alfred Adler
Al Milliren, Fern Clemmer, and Wes Wingett
Encouraging the Supervisee's Style of Counseling: An Adlerian Model for Counseling Supervision
Matthew E. Lemberger and Colette T. Dollarhide
Adlerian Group Supervision: Concept, Structure, and Process
H. George McMahon and Kevin A. Fall
Adlerian Supervision: A New Perspective with a Solution Focus
Kenneth G. McCurdy
Adlerian-Focused Supervision for Countertransference Work with Counselors-in-Training
David J. Tobin and Kenneth G. McCurdy
Misalliance Movements in Psychotherapy
Miller Garrison
School Consultation Using Individual Psychology
Don Dinkmeyer Jr.
The Trend of Coaching: Adler, the Literature, and Marketplace Would Agree
Michael Davison and Frank Gasiorowski

Spring 2006, 62:1

Editors' Notes: Creative Applications and Conceptualization of Individual Psychology
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Individual Psychology and Eating Disorders: A Theoretical Application
Susan E. Belangee
From an Adlerian Perspective: Birth Order, Dependency, and Binge Drinking on a Historically Black University Campus
Teresa G. Laird and Andrea J. Shelton
An Adlerian Model for Sandtray Therapy
Cara R. Bainum, Mary F. Schneider, Mark H. Stone
A Complement to Lifestyle Assessment: Using Montessori Sensorial Experiences to Enhance and Intensify Early Recollections
Sara Anne Cosgrove and Roger A. Ballou
An Empirical Assessment of the Relationship Between Social Interest and Spirituality
Gary K. Leak
Biopsychosocial Issues: Psychotherapy and Medication: Mind-Brain Strategies for Optimizing Treatment with Difficult Clients
Len Sperry
Organizations/Business: Work Relations That Enhance the Well-Being of Organizations and Individuals
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson

Winter 2005, 61:4

Editors' Notes: Stress and Coping and Individual Psychology
Kenneth B. Matheny and Jeffrey S. Ashby
Adlerian Counseling as a Way to Develop Preventative Coping Resources
Christopher J. McCarthy and Maria K. Tortorice
Stress Coping for Elementary School Children: A Case for Including Lifestyle
Jenelle N. Gilbert and Cynthia Morawski
Positive Health Outcomes of Social Interest
Arthur G. Nikelly
Lifestyles, Coping Resources, and Negative Life Events as Predictors of Emotional Distress in University Women
Anna N. Herrington, Kenneth B. Matheny, William L. Curlette, Christopher J. McCarthy, and Jeffrey Penick
Gender Differences in Stress, Coping, and Illness Among College Students
Kenneth B. Matheny, Jeffrey S. Ashby, and Penny Cupp
Expanding the Acting As If Technique: An Adlerian/Constructive Integration
Richard E. Watts, Paul R. Peluso, and Todd F. Lewis

Fall 2005, 61:3

Editors' Notes: Opening the Dialogue: To What Extent Is Social Betterment Part of Social Interest?
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
Understanding Dreams and Dreamers: An Adlerian Perspective
Barbara E. I. Bird
Early Recollections as Predictors of Study Area Choice
Jon Kasler and Ofra Nevo
The Application of Adlerian Family Therapy with African American Families
Robin E. Perkins-Dock
Child Abuse, Society, and Individual Psychology: What's Power Got To Do With It?
Joffrey S. Suprina and Catherine Y. Chang
The Indivisible Self: An Evidence-Based Model of Wellness (reprint)
Jane E. Myers and Thomas J. Sweeney
Reports and New Developments: Leadership by Encouragement: The Development of a Frequency of Encouragement Scale
John R. Carroll and David H. P. Harvey

Book Review

A Dialogue of Therapies
Rebecca LaFountain

Summer 2005, 61:2

Editors' Notes: From Past and Present Contributions to Future Directions
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
In Praise of Raymond Corsini: Scholar, Teacher, Healer, Friend
Anthony J. Marsella
How Rare a Gift
Karen Drescher
An Early Recollection of Albert Einstein: Perspectives on its Meaning and His Life
Arthur J. Clark
An Adlerian Model for Alliance Building
Danny S. Sprouse, Susan L. Ogletree, Maria M. Comsudes, Harley G. Granville, and Roy M. Kern
Somatization Disorder: A Proposed Adlerian Conceptualization and Treatment
Kevin A. Fall
The Personality Construct of Entitlement: An Intervention for Decreasing Attrition in Parent Education Groups
Michele R. Frey and Jason N. Snow
Applying Individual Psychology to Work with Clients of the Islamic Faith
Thor M. Johansen

Spring 2005, 61:1

Editors' Notes: Contributions to Individual Psychology from Various Perspectives
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
The 2004 Heinz L. and Rowena R. Ansbacher Memorial Address: Adlerian Thought in Relation to Current Scientific Theory
Leo Gold
Special Feature: An Adlerian View from Canada: An Interview with Edna Nash
Michael S. Nystul
The Connection Between School Culture and Leadership Social Interest in Learning Organizations
Kimberly A. Knutson, Alexis O. Miranda, and Christina Washell
Lifestyle Strengths of Holocaust Survivors
Les W. White, John O. Newbauer, Judy H. Sutherland, and Christina C. Cox
The Relationship Between Social Interest and Self-Concept in Conduct Disordered Adolescents
Emily M. Sweitzer
A Preliminary Examination of the Role of Inferiority Feelings in the Academic Achievement of College Students
Donald A. Strano and John V. Petrocelli

Winter 2004, 60:4

Editor's Notes: Integrative Approaches
R. John Huber
Adler—Psychotherapy and Freud
Heinz L. Ansbacher
Early Memory and Narrative Therapy
Richard L. Hester
Lovaas's Behavioral Treatment of Autism Viewed from an Adlerian Perspective
R. John Huber and Donna M. Zivalich
How the Columbine High School Tragedy Could Have Been Prevented
Elliot Aronson
Fostering Social Interest in Schools for Long-Term and Short-Term Outcomes
Danielle T. Guzick, William J. Dorman, Tricia S. Groff, Ellen R. Altermatt, and G. Alfred Forsyth
Research Support for Individual Psychology's Parenting Model
Kelly P. Gfroerer, Roy M. Kern, and William L. Curlette
Ken Wilber and Alfred Adler: Ascendance and Transcendence
Dorothy E. Peven
Adler and Binswanger: Individual Psychology and Existentialism
Trevor Hjertaas
Expanding Social Interest Through Forgiveness
Robert J. McBrien
Individual Psychology and Judaism: A Comparative Essay
Guy J. Manaster
Index to Volume 60

Fall 2004, 60:3

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology: Sign of the Times
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Similarities Between Jewish Philosophical Thought and Adler's Individual Psychology
Gert Rietveld
Purposeful Aging: Teleological Perspectives on the Development of Social Interest in Late Adulthood
Jeffrey M. Penick
The Indivisible Self: An Evidence-Based Model of Wellness
Jane E. Myers and Thomas J. Sweeney
The Predictability of Adlerian Lifestyle Themes Compared to Demographic Variables Associated with College Student Drinking
Todd F. Lewis and Richard E. Watts
"Lost? or Stuck?" An Adlerian Technique for Understanding the Individual's Psychological Movement
Wes Wingett and Al Milliren
Parents' Prism: Three Dimensions of Effective Parenting
Erik Mansager and Roger Volk
An Analysis of the Reliability of the BASIS-A Inventory Using a Northeastern and Southeastern U.S. Sample
Paul R. Peluso, Jennifer P. Peluso, Janine P. Buckner, William L. Curlette, and Roy M. Kern
Adler and Glasser: A Demonstration and Dialogue
Paul R. Peluso

Summer 2004, 60:2

Editor's Notes: Early Recollections
Arthur J. Clark
Early Recollections: A Conversation
Guy J. Manaster and Mark Mays
Emotion, Experience, and Early Recollections: Exploring Restorative Reorientation Processes in Adlerian Therapy
J. Graham Disque and James Robert Bitter
Early Recollections: A Guide for Practitioners
Roy M. Kern, Susan E. Belangee, and Daniel Eckstein
On the Meaning of Color in Early Recollections
Arthur J. Clark
Using Early Recollections in Case Consultation
John F. Newbauer and Rachel Shifron
Using Early Memory Metaphors and Client-Generated Metaphors in Adlerian Therapy
Richard Kopp and Daniel Eckstein
A Comparison of the Early Recollections of Adopted and Nonadopted Adults
Stephen G. Saiz and Frank O. Main
Martin Luther King Jr's Lifestyle and Social Interest in His Autobiographical Early Memories
Mahiri Mwita

Spring 2004, 60:1

Editors' Notes: Insights: Elaborating on Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
2003 H. L. and R. R. Ansbacher Memorial Address:
Democratic Relationships: Key to Adlerian Concepts
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Meeting Needs and Making Meaning: The Pursuit of Goals
Brian A. Griffith and Catherine C. Graham
Relational Strategies: Two Approaches to Adlerian Brief Therapy
James Robert Bitter and William G. Nicoll
Cultural Considerations of Adlerian Parenting Education
Catherine Y. Chang and Kelli B. Ritter
Types of Pampering and the Narcissistic Personality Trait
Earl W. Capron
Clarification of the Link Between Socially Desirable Responding and the Social Interest Index
Gary K. Leak

Winter 2003, 59:4

Editors' Notes: Views on Lifestyle—Theory, Application, and Research
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
The Lifestyle Interview: Notes from the Golden Age and Current Possibilities for “the Rest of Us"
Thomas W. Allen
Using Sandtray Therapy in Lifestyle Analysis
Daniel S. Sweeney, Gena M. Minnix, and Linda E. Homeyer
The Adaptive Purpose of Emotional Expression: A Lifestyle Elaboration
Paul R. Rasmussen
Footprints and Fingerprints of My 30-Year Journey in Lifestyle Assessment
Daniel Eckstein
Toward a Developmental Theory of Lifestyle and Social Interest in the First Three Years of Life
Richard R. Kopp
Examining the Nature of Holism Within Lifestyle
Ilan Strauch
Exploring the Relationships Between Lifestyle Personality Attributes and Eating Disorder Symptoms and Behaviors in a Non-Clinical Population
Susan E. Belangee, Martin F. Sherman, and Roy M. Kern
The Relationship Between Lifestyle and Conflict Resolution Strategy
C. Meade Morris-Conley and Roy M. Kern
A Q&A on Lifestyle Assessment
Robert L. Powers with Jane Griffith
Business and Organizations: Work Relationships, Lifestyle, and Mutual Respect
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Index to Volume 59

Fall 2003, 59:3

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology with Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
A Comparison of Individual Psychology and Attachment Theory
Deborah A. Weber
Freud and Adler on Agency and Determinism in the Shaping of Personality
L. Scott Smith
Predictors of Social Interest in Young Adults
Patrick Johnson, Adina J. Smith, and Mark D. Nelson
Social Interest, Connectedness, and Challenging Experiences: What Makes High School Mentors Persist?
Michael J. Karcher and Jenny Lindwall
Adler and Ubuntu: Using Adlerian Principles in the New South Africa.
Greg Brack, Michele B. Hill, Dana Edwards, Nomalanga Grootboom, and Pamela Lassiter


Education: E.Q. and Peer Coaching
Chari Campbell
Family Interventions: Using Early Memories to Emphasize the Strengths of Teenagers
Rachel Shifron and Betty Lou Bettner
Psychological Strategies: Emotional Reorientation: A Clinical Strategy
Paul R. Rasmussen

Summer 2003, 59:2

Editors' Notes: Individual Psychology's Broad Appeal
Guy J. Manaster
Social Interest, the Individual, and Society: Practical and Theoretical Considerations
Guy J. Manaster, Zeynep Cemalcilar, and Mary Knill
Social Interest, Emotional Well-Being, and the Quest for Civil Society
Frank C. Richardson and Guy J. Manaster
Social Processes, Personal Goals, and Their Intertwining: Their Importance in Adlerian Theory and Practice
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Grief and Mourning from an Adlerian Perspective
Timothy S. Hartshorne
Beginnings of Training for the End
Paul Rom (with discussion by Heinz L. Ansbacher)
George W. Linden
The Political Science of the Ten Commandments
Bernard Shulman
Early Recollections and Personality Characteristics of Pakastani College Students
Arif Manzoor and Ghazala Rehman
Early Recollections of Pakistani Criminal Offenders: A Validity Study
Ghazala Rehman and Arif Manzoor
How to Apply Sincerity to Democracy
Phyllis Bottome
Individual Psychology in the Democratic Reform of Bulgarian Education
Valentina Sharlanova
Individual Education International
Larry Nisan
International Associations of Individual Psychology
Guy J. Manaster
Adler's Contribution to Learning Style and Multiple Intelligence Theories
Rebecca LaFountain, Nadine Gardner, and Paul Miedema

Spring 2003, 59:1

Editors' Notes: Making a Contribution to Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
2002 Ansbacher Address:
Adlerian Psychology: Looking Backward and Forward
Harold H. Mosak
Adlerian Lifestyle Analysis of Lakota Women: Implications for Counseling
Richard L. Roberts, Ruth Harper, Rebecca Caldwell, and Marianne Decora
Psychological Birth Order and the BASIS-A Inventory
Kelly P. Gfroerer, Coleman A. Gfroerer, William L. Curlette, JoAnna White, and Roy M. Kern
The Relationship of Multidimensional Perfectionism to Psychological Birth Order
Jeffrey S. Ashby, Kenneth A. LoCicero, and Mary Catherine Kenny
A Comparison of Educational Theory: Alfred Adler and John Dewey
Isabel Ann Dwornik
Adler: East, West, and Beyond
Shulamith Sakin-Wolf
Robert L. Powers's Original Contribution to “Spirituality in the Adlerian Forum”
Robert L. Powers
Business and Organizations: Adler and the Profession of Coaching
Linda J. Page
Biopsychosocial Issues: Psychotherapy and the Quest for Optimal Physical and Psychological Health
Len Sperry

Winter 2002, 58:4

Editor's Notes: DSM-IV in Clinical Practice Today
Len Sperry
The DSM and Individual Psychology: A General Comparison
Michael P. Maniacci
A Critical Look at the DSM-IV
Maureen Duffy, Scott E. Gillig, Richard M. Tureen, and Miguel A. Ybarra
Religious and Spiritual Problem V-Code: An Adlerian Assessment
Erik Mansager
The Use of the DSM-IV in Treatment Planning: An Adlerian View
Michael P. Maniacci and Laurie A. Sackett-Maniacci
From Psychopathology to Transformation: Retrieving the Developmental Focus in Psychotherapy
Len Sperry
Culture-bound Syndromes: Initial Perspectives from Individual Psychology
Alexis O. Miranda and Linda D. Fraser
DSM-IV: Making It More Clinician Friendly
Len Sperry
Index to Volume 58

Fall 2002, 58:3

Editor's Notes: Family Resilience Within Individual Psychology: Stay the Same and Change
Charles H. Huber
Focusing on What Goes Right: An Interview with Robin Mathy
Charles H. Huber, Robin M. Mathy
Four Phases of Adlerian Counseling: Family Resilience in Action
Al Milliren, Cathleen Barrett-Kruse
A Formal Assessment of Resilience: The Baruth Protective Factors Inventory
Katey E. Baruth, Jane J. Carroll
"Our Child Won't Go To Bed!": A Functional Assessment and Intervention from a Family Resilience Perspective
Nicole H. Roberts, Ernesto R. Escoto
Family Resilience and Pragmatic Parent Education
Jonathan P. Schwartz
Mistaking Courage for Denial: Family Resilience After the Birth of a Child with Severe Disabilities
Timothy S. Hartshorne
Family Resilience and Domestic Violence: Panacea or Pragmatic Therapeutic Perspective?
Jeffrey R. Kragh, Charles H. Huber
Strengthening Family Resilience: Prevention and Treatment for High-Risk Substance-Affected Families
Patricia A. Sandau-Beckler, Esther Devall, and Ivan A. de la Rosa
Epilogue: Our World Family
Lee Baruth
NASAP Presidential Interviews
Michael S. Nystul

Summer 2002, 58:2

Editors' Notes: Variety is the Spice of Life
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Dance as a Metaphor of the Psychotherapeutic Encounter
Harold H. Mosak and Paul R. Rasmussen
An Adlerian-Constructivist Approach to Dreams
Ursula E. Oberst
A Culturally Congruent Consultation at a Bureau of Indian Affairs Boarding School
Michael B. Salzman
Resistance: The Fear Behind It and Tactics for Reducing It
Paul R. Rasmussen
A Comparison of Alfred Adler's and Heinz Kohut's Conceptions of Psychopathology
Abram Karrel and Jaz Gill
An Adlerian Analysis of the Unabomber
Amy M. Leeper, Stephanie Carwile, and R. John Huber
Spirituality in the Adlerian Forum
Erik Mansager, Leo Gold, Brian Griffith, Edmund Kal, Guy Manaster, Gloria McArter, Robert L. Powers, Lee Schnebly, Mary F. Schneider, and Norman N. Silverman
The Effects of Locus of Control, Gender, and Grade on Children's Preferences for Praise or Encouragement
F. Donald Kelly

Spring 2002, 58:1

Editor's Notes: Measuring Gemeinschaftsgefühl
William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern

Special Section: Social Interest

Social Interest: A Meta-Analysis of a Multidimensional Construct
Margaret L. Bass, William L. Curlette, Roy M. Kern, and Alfred E. McWilliams Jr.
Peak Experiences, Social Interest, and Moral Reasoning: An Exploratory Study
John Chambers Christopher, Guy J. Manaster, Robert L. Campbell, and Michael B. Weinfeld
Social Interest and Locus of Control: Relationships and Implications
Jeffrey S. Ashby, Terry Kottman, and Kay Draper
The Connection Between Social Interest and the Characteristics of Sexual Abuse Perpetuated by Male Pedophiles
Alexis O. Miranda and Kathi J. Fiorello


Structured Group Couples Therapy with Schizophrenic and Bipolar Patients and Their Wives
James W. Croake and F. Donald Kelly
An Adlerian Model for Assessing and Treating the Perpetrators of Domestic Violence
Paul R. Peluso and Roy M. Kern

Winter 2001, 57:4

Not Quite As It Seems
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Adler and Dreikurs: Cognitive-Social Dynamic Innovators
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
The Applicability of Individual Psychology for Work with Conservative Christian Clients
Jason E. Kanz
Feelings and Spirituality: A Holistic Perspective
Steve Slavik and James Croake
The Relationship of Psychological Birth Order to the Family Atmosphere and to Personality
Alan E. Stewart, Elizabeth A. Stewart, and Linda F. Campbell
An Exploration of Social Interest in British Students' Post-Conservatism
Ann Macaskill, John Maltby, and Liza Day
Teacher In-Service, Experiential Learning, and Individual Psychology
Jason N. Snow and Roy M. Kern

Fall 2001, 57:3

Editors' Notes

Adlerian School-based Interventions for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Dana L. Edwards and Kelly P. Gfroerer
Lifestyle Profiles and Interventions for Aggressive Adolescents
Sandi Smith, Roy M. Kern, William L. Curlette, and Fran Mullis
An Adlerian Reconceptualization of Traumatic Reactions
Ilan Strauch
Forgiveness: A Conflict Resolution Strategy in the Workplace
Deborah S. Butler and Fran Mullis
Encouraging Self-Encouragement: An Effect Study of the Encouraging-Training Schoenaker-Concept®
Renie Bahlmann and Lynda D. Dinter
Using Bibliotherapy with Clients
Shelley A. Jackson
A Modified Life Style Assessment and Its Use in the School Setting
Rita S. Lee


Biopsychosocial Issues: The Biological Dimension in Biopsychosocial Therapy: Theory and Clinical Applications with Couples
Len Sperry 

Summer 2001, 57:2

Editors' Notes

"I Always Knew Mom and Dad Loved Me Best": Experiences of Only Children
Lisen C. Roberts and Priscilla White Blanton
Language and Family of Origin Experiences
Alan E. Stewart
Lifestyle Profiles and Interventions for Aggressive Adolescents
Sandi Smith, Roy M. Kern, William L. Curlette, and Fran Mullis
The Courage to Love: Social Interest and Sexuo-Morphological Meaning
Sten Eirik
The Purpose of Sexual Deviancy: Clinical Implications and Adjunctive Treatment Strategies
Paul R. Rasmussen, Richard D. McAnulty, and Jessica Mangum


Biopsychosocial Issues: Venus Envy
Robert L. Powers and Jane Griffith
Education: Teaching the Ideas: Creating a Sense of Belonging to Build Safe Schools
Dana Edwards and Fran Mullis 

Spring 2001, 57:1

Editors' Notes

Sexual Aggression: Treating Offenders and Survivors
Mark S. Carich, John F. Newbauer, Mark S. Stone


Sexual Offenders and Contemporary Treatments
Mark S. Carich, John F. Newbauer, Mark S. Stone
Enhancing Social Interest in Sexual Offenders
Mark S. Carich, Mark E. Kassel, Mark S. Stone
Using Relapse Intervention Strategies to Treat Sexual Offenders
Mark S. Carich, Mark S. Stone
Group Work with Adolescent Sexual Offenders
John F. Newbauer, J. William Blanks
Executive Function Impairment in Sexual Offenders
Mark S. Stone, Elizabeth H. Thompson
Aftercare for Medium and Hardcore Sexual Offenders
Mark S. Carich, Mark S. Stone
Comparison of Lifestyle Profiles of Incarcerated Sexual Offenders with Those of Persons Incarcerated for Other Crimes
Mary Helen McGreevy, John F. Newbauer, Mark S. Carich


BASIS-A Lifestyle Themes, MMPI-A, and Childhood Sexual Abuse: Conclusions from a Residential Sample
Paul R. Rasmussen, Mary F. Martin, Deborah L. Sorrow
Application of Adlerian Principles in Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Rose Harrison
Adlerian Treatment of Sexually Abused Children
Ruth Ouzts Cash, Marilyn S. Snow
Use of Adlerian Concepts in Healing Severe Physical and Sexual Abuse
Peter A. Carich

Winter 2000, 56:4

Editors' Notes

The Adlerian Perspective in the Context of Contemporary Marriages
Priscilla White Blanton
Basic Needs, Conflict, and Dynamics in Groups
Karen John
Globalization and Community Feeling: Are They Compatible?
Arthur G. Nikelly
Multidimensional Perfectionism and Lifestyle Approaches in Middle School Students
Kenneth A. LoCicero, Jeffrey S. Ashby, and Roy M. Kern
The Relationship between Self-Efficacy and Lifestyle Patterns
Lynda D. Dinter
Birth Order Differences in Self-Attributions for Achievement
Antoinette S. Phillips and Carl R. Phillips
Empirical Studies Indicating Significant Birth-Order-Related Personality Differences
Daniel Eckstein

Family Interventions

Using the Crucial Cs to Explore Gender Roles with Couples
Catherine E. Conway

Fall 2000, 56:3

Notes from the Special Editor

Holism, Wellness, Spirituality
Erik Mansager


Wholeness, Holiness, and the Care of Souls: The Adler-Jahn Debate in Historical Perspective
Hendrika Vande Kemp
The Life Tasks III: The Fifth Life Task
Harold Mosak and Rudolf Dreikurs
Spirituality: Life Task or Life Process?
Leo Gold and Erik Mansager


Spiritual Goals and Spirited Values in Psychotherapy
Albert Ellis
The Concept of Holism in Individual Psychology and Buddhism
Shunsaku J. Noda
Spirituality of Encouragement
Sharon E. Cheston
The Tradition of Ignatius of Loyola: A Holistic Spirituality
Lawrence P. Herrera
Biblically based Christian Spirituality and Adlerian Psychotherapy
Richard E. Watts


An Interview with Walter E. "Buzz" O'Connell on Psychospirituality
Erik Mansager and Susan Duffy-Fleming


In Defense of Benevolent Neutrality: Against a Spiritual Strategy
Jozef Corveleyn
Jung's Practice of Analysis: A Euro-American Parallel to Ch'an Buddhism
John Ryan Haule
Jung and Ch'an Buddhism: An Adlerian Reflection
R. John Huber
A Reply to Huber
John Ryan Haule
Individual Psychology and the Study of Spirituality
Erik Mansager

Summer 2000, 56:2

Editors' Notes

Working Together Works Best
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette


Readership Survey for The Journal of Individual Psychology
William L. Curlette, Roy M. Kern, and Susan E. Belangee
A Comparative Study of Adler and Buber: From Contact to Cooperation
Manu Jääskeläinen
Three Life Tasks or Five?
Erik Mansager and Leo Gold
The Relationships Between Personality Priorities and Affect, Depression, Self-Efficacy, and Fear of Intimacy
Jeffrey S. Ashby and Terry Kottman
Understanding and Reframing Resistance Using Angels and Devils as Metaphor
Warren R. Rule
Safeguarding Tendencies: Implications for the Counseling Process
Arthur J. Clark
Leadership Characteristics, Social Interest, and Learning Organizations
Kimberly A. Knutson and Alexis O. Miranda
The Application of Adlerian Psychotherapy with Asian-Americans
J. Matthew Carlson and Jon D. Carlson


Research: Youth and Violence: Reflections
Mark Mays and Guy J. Manaster

Spring 2000, 56:1

Editors' Notes

Individual Psychology in the Year 2000 and Beyond
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette


1999 Ansbacher Address: Individual Psychology in the Year 2000 and Beyond: Astronaut or Dinosaur? Headline or Footnote?
Jon Carlson
Individual Psychology Is Ahead of Its Time
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Entering the New Millennium: Is Individual Psychology Still Relevant?
Richard E. Watts
Adlerian Brief Therapy with Individuals: Process and Practice
James R. Bitter and William G. Nicoll
An Adaptation of the Connexions Focusing Technique for the 21st Century
Mary S. Wheeler
Epistemology and Methods in Individual Psychology: Toward a Fusion of Horizons with Hermeneutics
Christopher Shelley
Work Stress, Burnout, and Coping at the Turn of the Century: An Individual Psychology Perspective
Kenneth Matheny,Coleman Allen Gfroerer, and Kristen Harris
Lifestyle Profiles and Anger Expression Among Inmates in a Metropolitan Detention Center
Billy Slaton, Roy M. Kern, and William L. Curlette


Family Interventions: Talking to Parents about Hitting
Betty Lou Bettner and Amy Lew
Education: Teaching the Ideas: An Adlerian Renaissance in Education?
Thomas W. Allen

Book Review

Winter 1999, 55:4

Editors' Notes

Something for Everyone: Application, Theory, Research, and Training
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette


Alzheimer's Disease as a Result of a "Wrong" Compensation
Ulrich Kropiunigg
An Adlerian Conceptualization of the Etiology of Psychotic Processes in a Twelve-Year-Old Child
Nicole M. Hoffman
Moving from Guilt Feelings to a Sense of Responsibility: A Case Study
Gilda Katz
Teachers' Lifestyles and their Perceptions of Students' Behaviors
Roy M. Kern, Dana Edwards, Claudia Flowers, Richard Lambert, and Susan Belangee
An Early Recollections Skill Building Workshop
Daniel Eckstein
Edwards Deming's Profound Knowledge and Individual Psychology
W. David Braughton
The Metaphor of Cooperation
Steve Slavik


Psychological Strategies: Metaphoric Expressions of Lifestyle: Exploring and Transforming Client-Generated Metaphors
Richard R. Kopp
Research: The Absence of Self in Adlerian Research
Guy J. Manaster, Michael B. Wienfeld, Frank C. Richardson, and Mark Mays

Fall 1999, 55:3

Editors' Notes

Play Therapy and Individual Psychology
JoAnna White


Beyond Adapting Adult Counseling Skills for Use with Children: The Paradigm Shift to Child-Centered Play Therapy
Gary Landreth, Jennifer Baggerly, Ashley Tyndall-Lind
Integrating the Crucial Cs into Adlerian Play Therapy
Terry Kottman
Narrative Means to Adlerian Ends: An Illustrated Comparison of Narrative Therapy and Adlerian Play Therapy
Susan Dahlgren Daigneault
Incorporating Children's Drawings as Early Recollections in Adlerian Psychotherapy
Joseph C. Rotter, Robert A. Horak Jr., Harold M. Heidt
Developing Social Interest and Enhancing School Success Skills: A Service Learning Approach
Greg Brigman, Bogusia Molina
Identification of Subscales and Analysis of Reliability of an Encouragement Scale for Children
John C. Dagley, Linda F. Campbell, Kevin R. Kulic, Peggy L. Dagley
Kinder Therapy: An Adlerian Approach for Training Teachers to Be Therapeutic Agents Through Play
JoAnna White, Mary Flynt, Nancy P. Jones


Education: Teaching the Ideas: Changing the Philosophy of School Discipline: A Comprehensive Adlerian Approach
Mary Flynt, Nancy P. Jones

Summer 1999, 55:2

Editors' Notes

Looking Toward the Year 2000
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette


Will Increasing Our Social Interest Bring About a Loss of Our Innocence?
Arthur Freeman
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in Individual Psychology
Sandra B. Barker and E. Clair Hawes
Use of Adlerian Assessment Techniques in the Treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Case Study
Christopher T. Allers and Marilyn Snow
Social Interest and Multidimensional Perfectionism
Terry Kottman and Jeffrey S. Ashby
Lifestyle, Personality, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Roy M. Kern, Paul R. Rasmussen, Shirin Byrd, and Lori Wittschen
Adlerian Contributions to Organizational Dynamics
Mark D. Nelson
Metaphor in Individual Psychology
Steve Slavik
Interview with Paul Pedersen
Mike Nystul

Reports and New Developments

Active Parenting: An Evaluation of Two Adlerian Parent Education Programs
Fran Mullis


Biopsychsocial Issues: Biopsychosocial Therapy
Len Sperry
Research: Facts, Values, Theory, Practice, and Unexamined Assumptions
Mark Mays and Guy J. Manaster
Psychological Strategies: Using Poetry in Psychotherapy
Rachell N. Anderson


Spring 1999, 55:1

Editors' Notes

A Team Approach
Roy M. Kern and William L. Curlette
Special Feature: 1998 Ansbacher Memorial Address
Introductory Remarks
R. John Huber
Adlerian Contributions to the Practice of Group Counseling: A Personal Perspective
Gerald R. Corey
February 1998 Interview with Gerald Corey
Mike Nystul


Combining Consulation and Psychotherapy or One-Session Psychotherapy
James W. Croake
Understanding and Dealing with Adolescents
Daniel G.Eckstein, Paul R. Rasmussen and Lori Wittschen
Brief Therapy Using Kopp's Typology: A Case Example
Richard R. Kopp and Alan Lasky
A Comparison of Two Social Interest Assessment Instruments with Implications for Managed Care
William L. Curlette, Roy M. Kern, Kelly P. Gfroerer and I. Yancey Summers
Safeguarding Tendencies: A Clarifying Perspective
Arthur J. Clark
Client and Counselor-Trainee Early Recollections: A Manifest Comparison
Mindy B. Marcus, Guy J. Manaster, and David Spencer
Encouragement and Logical Consequences Versus Rewards and Punishments: A Re-examination
Deborah Azoulay

Book Reviews

Winter 1998, 54:4

Editors' Notes

Thanks for the Opportunity
James Robert Bitter
Narratives: Creating Stories
Mary Frances Schneider and Mark Stone

Special Issue: Narrative Therapy and Adlerian Psychology

A Narrative Dialogue: An Interview with Jill Freedman and Gene Combs
Mary Frances Schneider
Integrating Narrative Therapy with Adlerian Lifestyle Assessment: A Case Study
J. Graham Disque and James Robert Bitter
Early Recollections: Mining the Personal Story in the Process of Change
Michael Maniacci, Bernard Shulman, Jane Griffith, Robert L. Powers, Judy Sutherland, Renee Dushman and Mary Frances Schneider
Early Recollections in Adlerian and Metaphor Therapy
Richard R. Kopp
Use of the Most Memorable Observation as a Technique for Understanding Choice of Parenting Style
Francis X. Walton
Understanding the Storyteller's Story: Implications for Therapy
Roseanne M. Boldt and Harold H. Mosak
Processes and Techniques of Journal Writing in Adlerian Therapy
Mary Frances Schneider and Mark Stone
Journaling with Clients
Mark Stone
Rating (Life Task Action) Change in Journal Excerpts and Narratives Using Prochaska, DiClemente, and Norcross's Five Stages of Change
Michelle L. McClellan, Mary Frances Schneider and Jan Perney

Fall 1998, 54:3

Special Issue on Adler and Culture

Editor's Note

Culture, Tradition, Transition and the Future
Gerald J. Mozdzierz


Freedom and interdependence: American culture and the Adlerian ideal
Howard F. Stein
A conceptual formulation of Latin culture and the treatment of Latinos from an Adlerian perspective
Vada S. Frevert and Alexis O. Miranda
Social interest and community feeling as cultural common thread: Key issues and research directions
Michael J. Stasio
Bridging intellectual and cultural gaps: Adler and Aristotle
Manu Jääskeläinen
A transcultural view of prejudice, racism and community feeling
Fred J. Hanna
Transcending cultures: The American process
Daniel Martinez
Life tasks and the Native American perspective(s)
Barbara Kawulich and William L. Curlette
The interracial Couple Questionnaire
Richard E. Watts and Richard C. Henriksen, Jr.

Special Feature: Women from Diverse Cultures

Life-Style of Vietnamese Refuge Women
Rita Chi-Ying Chung and R. Fred Bemak
The life-style of the Hindu woman: Conceptualizing female clients of Indian origin
Indira Reddy and Fred J. Hanna
Life-style of the Middle Class Mexican-American Female
Thelma H. Duffey, Michael Carns, Ann W. Carns, and John Garcia

Summer 1998, 54:2

Editor's Note

Manford A. Sonstegard: The Man And His Therapy
James Robert Bitter

Special Issue: Sonstegard On Group Counseling & Group Psychotherapy

A Rationale For Group Counseling
Manford A. Sonstegard
Adlerian Group Counseling: Step-By-Step
Manford A. Sonstegard
James Robert Bitter
The Theory and Practice of Group Counseling & Group Psychotherapy
Manford A. Sonstegard
Counseling Children in Groups
Manford A. Sonstegard
James Robert Bitter
Books and Materials: The Bibliography of Manford A. Sonstegard
Amy Davidson
James Robert Bitter

Spring 1998, 54:1

Editor's Note

Bridging Intellectual and Cultural Gaps: The Challenge and Heritage of Individual Psychology
Gerald J. Mozdzierz


The Remarkable Parallel between Rogers' Core Conditions and Adler's Social Interest
Richard E. Watts
Social Interest as a Distinct Personality Construct: Comparisons with The Big Five and Related Prosocial Constructs
Michael J. Stasio and Earl W. Capron
Perceptual Control Theory: a Model of Volitional Behavior in Accord with the Ideas of Alfred Adler
Christopher Dyslin
Validity and Reliability of the White-Campbell Psychological Birth Order Inventory
Alan E. Stewart
Perfectionism and Abnormal Behavior
Donald N. Lombardi, Marie Claire Florentino and Angela J. Lombardi
A Review of the Professional Literature concerning the Consistency of the Definition and Application of Adlerian Encouragement
Michael R. Carns and Ann W. Carns
The Kinship of Adlerian Family Counseling and Minuchin's Structural Family Therapy
Steven J. Stein, Andrea Beth Mozdzierz and Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Individual Psychology and Innovation: the DeFreuding of Creativity
David Lemire
Special Feature: Cultural Issues
Life-Style Differences between Bi-Cultural and Low and high Acculturation Level Latino Adults
Alexis O. Miranda and Vada S. Frevert
Native American Medicine Wheel and Individual Psychology: Common Themes
Richard L. Roberts, Ruth Harper, Donna Eagle Bull and Lynn Heidemann

Book Reviews

Winter 1997, 53:4

Editor's Note

Adlerian Therapy: A Foundation for Integration
James Robert Bitter
Foundational Considerations
To What Extent Is There a Relationship between Personality Priorities and Lifestyle Themes?
Carol Kutchins, William L. Curlette and Roy M. Kern
The Effects of STEP on Patient Progress in an Adolescent Day Hospital
Jason N. Snow, Roy M. Kern and Jeff Penick

Adlerian Interventions and Applications

The Creating Context Technique
Mary S. Wheeler
The Early Recollection Role Reversal Technique
Roy M. Kern and Daniel Eckstein
Reframing As a Specific Interpretive Counseling Technique
Daniel Eckstein
Using Family-of-Origin Recollections in Premarital and Marriage Counseling
Richard E. Watts
The Use of the Family Life Space Diagram in Establishing Interconnectedness: A Preliminary Study of Sexual Abuse Survivors, Their Significant Others, and Pets
Sandra B. Barker, Randolph T. Barker, Kathryn S. Dawson and Janet S. Knisely
Drawing a Family: Family Art Assessment in Adlerian Therapy
Kathy DeOrnellas, Terry Kottman and Vicki Millican
An Adlerian Perspective on Dreamwork and Creative Arts Therapies
Reneé Dobkin Dushman and Judy Sutherland
Adam Blatner, Master of Psychodrama
The Implications of Postmodernism for Psychotherapy
Adam Blatner
An Interview with Adam Blatner: About Psychodrama
Michael F. Shaughnessy and Michael S. Nystul
Books and Materials
Amy Davidson and James Robert Bitter

Fall 1997, 53:3

Editor's Note

The History and Future of Individual Psychology
Gerald J. Mozdzierz

Special Remembrance: The 60th Anniversary of Adler's Death

In and Out of Freud's Shadow: A Chronology of Adler's Relationship with Freud
Martin S. Fiebert
Alfred Adler, the Man, Seen by a Student and Friend
Rowena Ansbacher
A Brief History of the Journals of Individual Psychology
Gerald J. Mozdzierz and Andrea Beth Mozdzierz
Back to the Future: Alfred Adler on Freedom and Commitment
Frank C. Richardson and Guy J. Manaster

Special Feature: Adler and Literature

Scarlett O'Hara: The Classic "Getting Type"
Launa Deeks
Ibsen's Life-lie and Adler's Lifestyle
Mark H. Stone


The Effects of Praise versus Encouragement on Children's Perceptions of Teachers
F. Donald Kelly and John G. Daniels

Brief Report

Comparison of Tape-recorded and Handwritten Early Recollections: Investigating the Assumption of Equivalence
Christopher T. Allers, Susan E. Katrin, and JoAnna F. White

Summer 1997, 53:2

Editor's Note

Dreikurs in 1997: A Posthumous Contribution
James Robert Bitter

Special Issue: Dreikurs' Holistic Medicine

Dreikurs' Holistic Medicine: An Introduction
Cynthia Nappier Carr and James Robert Bitter
Holistic Medicine
Rudolf Dreikurs

Books and Materials

The Bibliography of Rudolf Dreikurs
James Robert Bitter, Column Editor

Spring 1997, 53:1

Community and Commonality
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Remarks on the Announcement of 'The Heinz L. and Rowena R. Ansbacher Lecture'
Ted Ansbacher
Cult, Culture, and Cultivation: The Contributions of Individual Psychology
Robert L. Powers
Healing Community: An Adlerian Approach
Richard R. Kopp
The Radical Metaphors of Adlerian Psychospirituality
Walter E. O'Connell
Perceived Coping Resources and Psychological Birth Order in School-Aged Children
Lloyd R. Pilkington, JoAnna White, and Kenneth B. Matheny
Early Loss, Depression, and Lifestyle Themes
Danette Morton-Page and Mary S. Wheeler
Characterological Resistance in Psychotherapy: The Getter
Roseanne M. Boldt and Harold H. Mosak
Humbug: Apperceptions of a Controller
Sten Eirik
The Relationship of Psychological Birth Order to Career Interests
JoAnna White, Linda Campbell, Alan E. Stewart, Mardy Davies, and Lloyd R. Pilkington
Novice Therapists and Social Interest
Eric P. Johnson

Winter 1996, 52:4

Adler in 1996: His Contribution and Ours
James Robert Bitter
On Neurosis: An Introduction to Adler's Concepts and Approach
James Robert Bitter
What is Neurosis? (1935)
Alfred Adler
Adler's "What is Neurosis?": A Response
Robert L. Powers
Adler's "What is Neurosis?": Clinical and Predictive Revelations from the Past
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
The Structure of Neurosis (1935)
Alfred Adler
The Structure of Neurosis: A Contemporary Critique
Guy J. Manaster
Adler's Conception of Neurosis in the Contemporary Treatment of Personality Disorders
Len Sperry
Was Adler Right? The Issue Of Suicide, 1937 to 1996: A Review of the Literature
Louis J. Bevilacqua
Anorexia Nervosa: An Adlerian Perspective on Etiology and Treatment
Dahlia R. Keen
Conceptualization and Treatment of the Bulimic Client from an Adlerian Perspective
Denise McCormick, Terry Kottman, and Jeff Ashby
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Adlerian View of Treatment
Deborah Azoulay and Michael P. Maniacci
Behavioral Characteristics and Treatment Strategies with Homeless Adolescents
Kevin A. Fall and Robert C. Berg
An Interview with Janet Wolfe
Michael F. Shaughnessy and Michael S. Nystul
The Perfect Parenting & Other Myths Study Group: An Advanced Experience for Parents
James Robert Bitter

Fall 1996, 52:3

The Striving for Perfection and Other 'Contemporary' Concepts
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Estimating Birth Order Proportions in the U.S. Population
Kent S. Borowick, Kris K. Moore, and Jonathan K. Trower
The Embeddedness of Alfred Adler in Modern Psychology: Social Policy and Planning Implications
Gerald J. Mozdzierz and Herbert H. Krauss
Inferiority As a Distinction Between Normal and Neurotic Perfectionism
Jeffrey S. Ashby, and Terry Kottman
Perfectionism, Relationships with Parents, and Self-Esteem
Kenneth G. Rice, Jeffrey S. Ashby, and Karen J. Preusser
Similarities Between Social Interest and Contemporary Definitions of Corporate Leadership
Alexis O. Miranda, Eric D. Goodman, and Roy M. Kern
Adlerian Principles and Methods Apply to Workplace Problems
Eva Dreikurs Ferguson
Anna O and the Masculine Protest
Gary F. Meunier and Kriscinda Marks
How the Physician of the Soul Became a Pharmacologist
George W. Linden

Summer 1996, 52:2

Greetings! Another Transition
James Robert Bitter
Uses and Interpretation of Scores on the BASIS-A Inventory
William L. Curlette, Roy M. Kern, and Mary S. Wheeler
Using the BASIS-A Inventory: Examples from a Clinical Setting
Mary S. Wheeler
Teacher Personality, Pupil Control Ideology, and Leadership Style
Bonnie Ann Appleton and Douglas Stanwyck
School Life-Style, Social Interest, and Educational Reform
William G. Nicoll
Social Interest: A Key to Solutions
Rebecca M. LaFountain
An Introduction to Brief Therapy of the Personality Disorders
Michael P. Maniacci
Organizing for Bibliotherapy: The Science in the Art
Richard J. Riordan, Fran Mullis, and Lauren Nuchow
An Adlerian Approach to Managing Organizational Change
Randolph T. Barker and Sandra B. Barker
Work-Focused Psychotherapy with Executives
Len Sperry
An Interview with Len Sperry
Michael S. Nystul

Spring 1996, 52:1

Diversity and Adlerian Psychology
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Enhancing the Quality of Adlerian Life: An Assessment and Reorientation
Robert L. Powers and Jane Griffith
Community Feeling, Empathy, and Intersubjectivity: A Phenomenological Framework
Fred J. Hanna
The Ubiquity of Life-style
Donald N. Lombardi, Erik J. Melchior, James G. Murphy, and Amy L. Brinkerhoff
Life-style, Personality, and Stress Coping
Roy Kern, Kelly Gfroerer, Yancey Summers, William Curlette, and Kenneth Matheny
Birth-Order Position, Gender, and Irrational Relationship Beliefs
Bryce F. Sullivan and Andrew I. Schwebel
Pathogenic Parents and Schizophrenia
Donald N. Lombardi, James G. Murphy, Daniel C. Weiss, William G. Herron, and Lydia K. Adlerstein
Alfred Adler, A Pair of Plain Brown Shoes
Thomas E. Edgar

Winter 1995, 51:4

The Organization and Implementation of a Social Interest Program in the Schools
Arthur J. Clark
An Adlerian Approach to the Treatment of a Contemporary Little Hans
Rena R. Taub
The Centrality of the Concept of Power in Nietzsche, Adler, and May: Implications for Counseling Practice
Gary D. Hartley
Extreme Life-Styles of Adults Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse
Steven Slavik, Jon Carlson, and Len Sperry
The Application of Early Recollections in Intense Psycho-Educational Parenting Sessions
Erik Mansager and Roger Volk
"Individual Psychology" in a Vienna Public School
David M. Levy
Marital Therapy Within Managed Mental Health Care
Gary Vann
Early Recollections as a Communication Tool Between Generations
Donald Nims and Don Dinkmeyer Jr.
Interactive Discussion of Early Recollections: A Group Technique with Adolescent Substance Abusers
Erik Mansager, Marie Barnes, Bonnie Boyce, J. D. Brewster, Humbert J. Lertora III, Francie Marais, Jane Santos, and Deanna Thompson
Personality Styles in the Workplace
Len Sperry
An Interview with William Glasser
Michael S. Nystul and Michael Shaughnessey

Fall 1995, 51:3

The Predictive Efficacy of Adlerian Theory: Observations of and Recommendations for Human Relationships Made by Rudolf Dreikurs
Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Toward a Technology of Human Relationship
Rudolf Dreikurs
The Life-Style of the Hindu Woman: Conceptualizing Female Clients of Indian Origin
Indira Reddy and Fred J. Hanna
Constructivism and Individual Psychology: Common Ground for Dialogue
John V. Jones, Jr.
Homosexuality, Gender, Communal Involvement, and Social Interest
Catherine Hedberg and R. John Huber
Holism: Classical, Cautious, Chaotic, and Cosmic
George W. Linden
Ann Richards: An Adlerian Psychobiography
Mary S. Pearson and Bobbie Wilborn
The Relationships between Birth Order and Need Affiliation and Group Orientation
Eileen S. Nelson and Meredith A. Harris
Social Interest and Counselor Effectiveness: An Exploratory Study
Richard E. Watts and Jerry Trusty

Summer 1995, 51:2

Special Issue: Counseling Homosexuals and Bisexuals

Editorial Statement
Jon Carlson
Guest Editorial: Contemporary Adlerian Reflections on Homosexuality and Bisexuality
Cynthia K. Chandler
Toward an Understanding of Homosexuality: Origins, Status, and Relationship to Individual Psychology
Jeff Chernin and Janice Miner Holden
The Sexual Identity Profile: A Multidimensional Bipolar Model
Janice Miner Holden and George S. Holden
Gay and Lesbian Adolescents: Implications for Adlerian Therapists
Terry Kottman, MaryAnn Lingg, and Timothy Tisdell
Steps Toward a Lesbian Friendly Life Style Interview
Kristine Falco and Miller Garrison
Counseling with Bisexuals
David R. Matteson
Sexual Orientation and Psychotherapy: Science, Ideology, or Compassion?
Len Sperry
Presenting Social Interest to Different Life-Styles
Steven Slavik
Parent and Family Education
Timothy D. Evans and Monica A. Evans
AIDS Education for Children: Fostering Prevention Through Parent and Family Education
Sue Street and Madelyn Isaacs

Spring 1995, 51:1

Gerald J. Mozdzierz
Realism, Constructivism, and the Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler
Claire N. Scott, F. Donald Kelly, and Brandon L. Tolbert
Trends in Birth-Order Research: 1976-1993
Alan E. Stewart and Elizabeth A. Stewart
Marital and Family Therapy as an Empowering of Cooperation-as-Equals
Walter E. O'Connell and Efrain A. Gomez
An Alternative View of the Purpose of Psychoses
Harold H. Mosak and Samuel E. Goldman
Perfectionism and Parental Authority Styles
Gordon L. Flett, Paul L. Hewitt, and Anna Singer
Drugless Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics
Harold H. Mosak
The Implications of Teachers' Social Interest on Classroom Behavior
Dana Edwards and Roy Kern
In Memory of Achi Yotam: Teacher, Mentor, and Friend
Zivit Abramson

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Student rates apply to subscriptions ordered by students (send copy of current student photo ID) and must be paid for by personal check or personal charge card.

Domestic subscriptions and those going to Canada are shipped using USPS periodicals class. All other foreign subscriptions are shipped via airmail.

Once an order has been processed, refunds will not be issued nor returns accepted.

If you have questions, please email us at

Ordering Single Articles
Orders for single articles may be submitted by phone and fax. You will find addressing information above, under "Contact Journals".

Only orders for articles at least one year past their publication date may be purchased. Please refer to the Table of Contents on the individual journal's web page and to the list of recent publication dates to verify that the article you wish to purchase is not more recent. (Some issues are delayed in publication, so an issue with a date of more than a year ago may actually have only been published within the last year.)

$15.00. Prepayment is required. Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. A credit card processing fee of $1.00 per order will be applied. To pay by check, print the single article order form and return with payment.

Orders will be processed during regular business hours Monday through Friday. Orders are delivered via e-mail (as PDFs), fax, or USPS surface mail within 48 hours of receipt.

Rush Orders
Orders received between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. central time (CST) Monday through Friday will be faxed or e-mailed (as PDFs) within 24 hours of their receipt for an additional charge of $5.00. Rush service is not available for single article orders placed by mail.

Once an order has been processed, refunds will not be issued nor returns accepted.

Published Quarterly

Advertising Rates
Full Page: $275.00
Half Page Horizontal: $200.00
Inside Back Cover: $300.00
Agency Commission: 15%

Mechanical Requirements
Full Page: 4.5 x 7.5 in.
Half Page: 4.5 x 3.75 in.
Trim Size: 6 x 9 in.
Halftones: 300 dpi


Issue Reservations Artwork
March December 15  January 1
June March 15 April 1
September  June 15 July 1
December September 15  October 1

Acceptance Policy

All advertisements and use of lists are limited to material of scholarly interest to our readers. A sample mailing piece must accompany all list rental orders. If any advertisement or mailing piece is inappropriate, we reserve the right to decline it.

Download our current rate card (PDF).


  • All copy is subject to editorial approval.
  • Publisher's liability for error will not exceed cost of space reserved.
  • If requested, all artwork will be returned to advertiser.
  • Invoices and tear sheets wll be issued shortly after journal publication.
  • We prefer to have ads as Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

These files can be e-mailed directly to

If possible, please fax a hard copy of any ad you submit electronically to 512.232.7178. Your fax allows us to make sure a file has not been corrupted during transmission.

Mailing List Information

Selection options

  • Zip code sequence
  • Domestic or foreign subscriber names
  • Individual or institutional subscribers
  • Expired subscribers 


$195/M, electronic format only (Excel file) via email
$195 minimum order.

Lists may be rented to promote materials of professional interest to journal subscribers for a one-time mailing only and may not be copied, reused, or used by anyone other than the original renter.

To order
Mail or fax a sample of your mailing piece, along with an order form detailing label type, selection(s), and date needed.