Although the Socratic method has its roots in philosophical discourse, variations of the method have been used in education, law, and psychotherapy. Classical Adlerian psychotherapy utilizes a unique form of Socratic questioning to promote cognitive change. A journal article, "Adler and Socrates: Similarities and Differences," is now posted on The Alfred Adler Institute of San Francisco home page site at
I invite BOL Forum participants to visit the page and then return
to this Forum for discussion and questions. The Socratic style
is especially suited to Adlerian theory, philosophy, and
practice, but is quite adaptable to other therapeutic models.
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