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Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy September 8th, 2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,856
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Alfred Adler on Medical Insurance: 2012 or 1903?

It does look well done "but" who competes with them to ensure they "stay honest"? I still feel a public/private competitive system would be best. These folks are competing with the insurance...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy September 5th, 2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,856
Posted By George Neeson
Exclamation Re: Alfred Adler on Medical Insurance: 2012 or 1903?

From the Canadian experience at least here in Ontario, government is not only unable to reform health care, but it will probably create a bureaucratic and expensive and intrusive nightmare. I am not...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 10th, 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 15,709
Posted By George Neeson
Re: The Celebration of Egocentrity

This is not a surprising development in a societal structure wherein communication is done through machines, and not person to person. The richness of interconnectedness is increasingly being pushed...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy August 29th, 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,430
Posted By George Neeson
Lightbulb Re: Legal Drug Dealing

I am very concerned with the addictive properties of many antidepressant drugs that are in common use. By addicting properties I am referring to the rebound agitation that occurs when I attempt to...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy May 1st, 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,387
Posted By George Neeson
Exclamation Re: Psychiatry Turning to Drug Therapy

In Canada it appears to me that many psychiatrists are not trained to correct the patient's mistakes. Their training has to do with DSM diagnostic resolution of the observed problem. The core...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 5th, 2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,192
Posted By George Neeson
Lightbulb Re: More Than Greed?

I am concerned that our economic institutions, lacking checks and balances other than "success", foster unbridled egocentricity. Thus it is probable that people seeking unbridled authority (which...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 29th, 2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 23,620
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Dissociative Amnesia

An Adlerian view may be that this patient is hiding his inferiority feeling or concealing a depreciating feeling, or perhaps defeating the mother by "escaping to his own self indulgent reality"....
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy June 27th, 2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,464
Posted By George Neeson
Wink Re: Evolution: Fact, Theory, Dogma, or Fiction

Hi Victor,
Took me a long time to notice your posting but Dawkins books and comments seem to have a feeling that is very similar to some of the TV "evangelists" I see. He seems to step outside of...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 26th, 2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,464
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Evolution: Fact, Theory, Dogma, or Fiction

Evolution, like the grand theories in astro-physics, is "generally accepted", not on the basis of provability, but rather on the basis of beauty and elegance. It is on this basis that Dr. Stein has...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 13th, 2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,464
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Evolution: Fact, Theory, Dogma, or Fiction

In view of the fact that the theory of evolution, although very useful is not fully testable for its "truth", the notion of a "useful fiction" is not only proper, but is also in keeping with the...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy August 26th, 2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,515
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Psychology Education in Medicine

I may be old but I don't think things have changed. The psychology taught to medical students in Canada, remains sterile and mechanistic. It is based on the psychiatric model with the attendant...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 1st, 2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,039
Posted By George Neeson
Thumbs up Re: New Training Analysts Added to Classical Adlerian Distance Training Program

Wonderful to see Dyanne and Martha recognized in this way for their very long study work, and their dedication to continuing and expanding the training programme in Adler's full psychology....
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy June 29th, 2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,607
Posted By George Neeson
Unhappy Re: How Doctors Think

$45,692.00, that is a very disturbing report. There are things I should like to say but discretion would indicate that I should not. It could be seen that such massive exchanges of money has the...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy June 27th, 2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,607
Posted By George Neeson
Re: How Doctors Think

Some of this is driven by the fear of litigation. If you "step outside the box", litigation seems more likely. It also, in Canada, is driven by the pressure of work, too many patients too few...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy May 9th, 2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 138,216
Posted By George Neeson
Smile Re: From the ground up ... an Adlerian primer??

David welcome to the discovery of Adler, the most underrepresented and most comprehensive theory in psychology, in my opinion. I am delighted that you have "caught the bug". When I discovered him...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 31st, 2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 138,216
Posted By George Neeson
Thumbs up Re: From the ground up ... an Adlerian primer??

Add another 15 months and it is even better. Henry's distance training program remains highly recommended!
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy February 26th, 2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,247
Posted By George Neeson
Lightbulb Re: Open Source and Mutual Aid

Perhaps then, your wording was unfortunate. Had you simply said that "it would help so much if the small percentage of humanity who has excess resources beyond those needed for mere survival, would...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy February 24th, 2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,247
Posted By George Neeson
Question Re: Open Source and Mutual Aid

Lil'Pon, whoever you really are, I am surprised to read your serious attack against the moral character of healing professionals. First I am not aware of competent therapists who receive "$200.00...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy January 23rd, 2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,074
Posted By George Neeson
Unhappy Re: No Spanking Legislation in California

Totally agree with the intent of the law, but are remedial teaching programs provided by those who are seeking to punish the mistaken? It seems innappropriate to punish without attempting to inform,...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy January 23rd, 2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,769
Posted By George Neeson
Thumbs up Re: War in Iraq

A wonderful quote that applies from the current world conflicts to the corporate world. As a Canadian, I would rather not comment in any way that could be seen to be political, but the hope for...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology December 17th, 2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,178
Posted By George Neeson
Lightbulb Re: I want to find professional colleagues

It has been said by Alexander Muller that "If there is no God we are a tragic event between two nothings". Have a look at Classical Adlerian Psychology on this forum. It adds an element more in...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 10th, 2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,282
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Defining Moments

Manu your care and careful research is deeply appreciated. I feel Adler is such a clear thinker but he organized information like salt and pepper. It is all there in "iron clad logic" but sure takes...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 9th, 2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,282
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Defining Moments

Manu that is a very helpful quote. I suspected someone out there had a better understanding than I so it proved to be worth asking.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 7th, 2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,282
Posted By George Neeson
Cool Re: Defining Moments

I think I am finally getting it. Page 139 of the above. A neurosis is in place when the patient uses symptom(s) to avoid a life task! The patient will draw these symptoms from some past "shock" but...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 7th, 2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,282
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Defining Moments

Aha, I forgot about Adler's article in Volume & of CCWAA entitled "What is Neurosis" on page 132. Still although the neurotic's retreat is well described, a clear definition of neurosis still is not...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 6th, 2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,363
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Influence of Childhood Prototypes ??

Well I should have seen that as obvious. "Alles kan auch anders sein" is such an obvious probability. I had not made note of the choice of the opposite until I think about patients I am seeing now...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 6th, 2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,282
Posted By George Neeson
Question Defining Moments

I think I need to do some work on clearly defining Adler's concepts so I thought I might as well start a thread in this regard. I am hoping I do not stand alone with this confusion.:o
Today's...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy September 23rd, 2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,363
Posted By George Neeson
Question Influence of Childhood Prototypes ??

I have noticed a trend in dysfunctional relationships that I find interesting. It seems to me that a higher than expected number of folks have married or are in a relationship are linked with a...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy July 24th, 2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,767
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Apperception

I really like Bruck's definition. Again very helpful. Thank you.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy July 22nd, 2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,767
Posted By George Neeson
Question Re: Apperception

Henry how about clarifying "tendentious" for us also. Your last reply was very helpful. This one I think means that all interpretation of a perception is biased by prior experience and interpreted...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy July 20th, 2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,767
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Apperception

That now is clear. Adler was such a good thinker and so precise. Many thanks.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy July 17th, 2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,767
Posted By George Neeson
Question Apperception

Henry I have a very bright and capable lady who supports me in my office practice, book keeping and generally keeps me out of trouble. Bonnie today asked me what "apperception" means. I thought I...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy July 14th, 2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,210
Posted By George Neeson
Thumbs up Re: The Main Idea in Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy - Online Video Clip

This clip set Adlerian psychology in an arena of its own. I appreciate the courage you had Henry to assert this important information as you have. I hope many people view this excellent material.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy February 10th, 2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,261
Posted By George Neeson
Unhappy About Hard Work

I have just returned to my distance training work with Dr. Stein after a hiatus of a few weeks that commenced with a bit of a medical problem. Within the first couple of days of resuming the work, it...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy January 28th, 2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 138,216
Posted By George Neeson
Thumbs up Re: From the ground up ... an Adlerian primer??

Tamara how nice to see you request a "tune up". My initial training was done through the notions taught at the Chicago School. I found that I really was not understanding what was going on in the...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy January 22nd, 2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,901
Posted By George Neeson
Thumbs up Re: Life Style Analysis by Adler - A Must Read!

Rita how good to see you posting again. You Shall be a Blessing is a blessing to read. If I get a bit discouraged with my work, Muller gets me refocused. Continue to bless the folks you work with in...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology January 21st, 2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,831
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Vatican raps intelligent design...

No Vatican is not "affirming bottom up". It is simply doing that which is reasonable ... demanding that everything be put to the test of science. "Intelligent design" is a postulate and is not...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 31st, 2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,901
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Life Style Analysis by Adler - A Must Read!

Well Charles good to hear from another HAM that likes Adler. What is your QTH please? 73
Forum: General Discussion December 22nd, 2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,875
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Sexual Abuse and Nonepileptic Seizures

Lawrence perhaps you need to read my post again. I was addressing seizures that are observed. The neurologist I refer to is a professor of neurology at a major Ontario medical school, and is a man of...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 22nd, 2005, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,901
Posted By George Neeson
Re: Life Style Analysis by Adler - A Must Read!

Tha Alder translation books are for sale from Henry Stein. Link to his web page and follow the links to the volumes listed. May I suggest that it is most helpful to read them in chronological order,...
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