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Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 18th, 2005, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 7, Chapt. II & III (Symptom Selection & Psychoanalysis)

Thank you for your comments, George. I believe you and I are saying much the same thing.

Trevor Hjertaas, Psy. D.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 14th, 2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 42,346
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 7, Chapt. II & III (Symptom Selection & Psychoanalysis)

Reading the paper on IP and Psychoanalysis, I was struck by Adler's reference to the creative force of the individual.

This creative force fo the self is still largely overlooked in psychology and...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 7th, 2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,411
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 6, Chapt. XX & XXI (Aggression, Unity of the Neurosis)

I thought it was an interesting case presented in chapter XXI, which today would likely have been misdiagnosed as a psychotic depression and likely mishandled by a clinician who did not have an...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy September 20th, 2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,241
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Is Socrates making a Comeback?

Timothy Carey and Richard Mullan recently published a thoughtful article on Socratic questioning ("What is Socratic Questioning?" (2004) Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 41(3),...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy September 9th, 2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,411
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 6, Chapt. X & XI (Sexuality, Widows)

Thank you both. That is very helpful.

Trevor Hjertaas, Psy. D.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy September 2nd, 2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,411
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 6, Chapt. X & XI (Sexuality, Widows)

You often read of a sense of security being associated with the final, fictive goal of some people. Somewhere I recall reading that Adler would occassionally advise patients that there actually was...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy August 19th, 2005, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,411
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 6, Chapt. III-V (Jokes, Dreams, Preventing Neurosis)

The most powerful impression I have when reading these chapters is of the profound clinical wisdom of Adler. His depth of understanding and keen insight make one very sorry that he did not live for...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy June 6th, 2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 45,899
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 5, Chapt. XVII-XIX (Problem Children, World View, Marriage)

That was very nice to be able to read those comments by Muller. I look forward to the time when the manuscripts will be published (I have certainly found "You Shall be a Blessing" very valuable).
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Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy June 3rd, 2005, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 45,899
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 5, Chapt. XIV-XVI (Sadism, Meaning of Life, Depression)

That was an interesting quotation from Rousseau. You really get a feeling for the interpersonal dynamic which arises from such misguided approaches, as well as for the detrimental effect on...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy May 30th, 2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 45,899
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 5, Chapt. XI-XIII (Dreams. Causality, Crime)

I appreciate your emphasizing this point on emotions, Henry. It is a good illustration of the complexity of holistic thinking.

It is interesting that when external events or other people do...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy May 16th, 2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 45,899
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 5, Chapt. VII-X (Isolation, World View, Punishment)

In chapter X, I thought Adler's insight that the manic phase of bipolar disorder was just as much a retreat as the depressive phase was very important. Without the awareness of the necessity of...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy April 25th, 2005, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 49,979
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 4 (Ch. I-XXII)

These comments refer to Chapter XXII, Concerning Female Neurotics and the Masculine Attitude.

I was impressed by Adler's symbolic interpretation of the armless (helpless, incapable) state of the...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy April 6th, 2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 49,979
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 4, Chapt. XVII & XVIII (Dostoyevsky, Child Guidance)

This chapter on Dostoyevsky was a real pleasure to read. There is so much of value in his writings which can teach the psychologist about life at both its most primordial and its most refined (at...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 21st, 2005, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 49,979
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 4 (Ch. I-VII)

Adler states: "The individual helps it along with his own means, and in that way his entire life is imbued with the life-lie, that calming and anaesthetizing current that is the opinion he holds of...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 17th, 2005, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,600
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Adlerian Psychobiography and Psychohistory - Adolf Hitler

The Canadian Journal of Adlerian Psychology is, unfortunately, not available online, but I would strongly encourage people to both subscribe and contribute to it. Under Steve Slavik's direction it...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 14th, 2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,600
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Adlerian Psychobiography and Psychohistory - Adolf Hitler

I have not, myself, ever examined actual historical figures, but like other Adlerians I have looked at literary creations, and have written articles on Dostoyevsky's "The Idiot", Sartre's "Nausea",...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 14th, 2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 49,979
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 4, Chapt. III & IV (Unity, Goal, & Origin of Neurosis)

Henry,

Yes, I imagine that a higher-functioning individual, doing relatively well with at least some of the tasks of life and having at least a moderate sense of connectedness with others would be...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy March 9th, 2005, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 49,979
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 4, Chapt. III & IV (Unity, Goal, & Origin of Neurosis)

Henry, I quite agree with you about the reciprocal relationship between depth of inferiority feeling and height of compensatory goal. Many of the patients I see in the psychiatric hospital in which...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy February 15th, 2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 3, Chapt. XXXIII & XXIV (Theory & Interpretation of Dreams)

This comment refers to chapter XXIV.

Like Manu, I appreciated Adler's insight that we are actively creating our future, and prophetic dreams are merely an expression of this creative movement. ...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy January 18th, 2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 3, Chapt. XV & XVI (Root and Treatment of Neurosis)

These comments refer to chapter XVI.

It was a real pleasure to read this article in the full, original form. There was much on Adler's view of anxiety which I found particularly useful. The idea...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy January 6th, 2005, 10:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 3, Ch. XIII & XIV (Hallucination, Parent Education)

These comments relate to chapter XIII. I found Adler's brief essay on hallucinations very interesting. In particular, I noted two points: The role of interpersonal distance in the creation of...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 21st, 2004, 10:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of CCWAA, Volume 3, Chapters I-VII

That is certainly true, Henry, and I like the way you have put it. It seems to me that part of what makes the analysis of the final, fictive goal so difficult is that it is largely formed from...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 17th, 2004, 01:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of CCWAA, Volume 3, Chapters I-VII

Yes, Manu, I quite agree. And I think you raise another important point, that of the "leading idea" (which would later be called the "final, fictive goal") also being unconscious or not understood...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 16th, 2004, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of CCWAA, Volume 3, Chapters I-VII

These comments refer to chapter VII, "Repression and Masculine Protest."

It is certainly interesting to read how Adler's thought developed, and helpful to gain a further understanding of the...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 8th, 2004, 03:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Volume 3, Chapters III-V (Neurotic Traits, Dreams & Jung)

Manu,

Thank you for your assistance, it was most helpful. I have always had an interest in existentialism, but must rely on English translations of various works.

Trevor Hjertaas.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy December 6th, 2004, 02:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 82,030
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Volume 3, Chapters III-V (Neurotic Traits, Dreams & Jung)

Manu,

What would be a fuller definition of "angst" if anxiety is only one aspect of it?

Trevor Hjertaas, Psy. D.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 29th, 2004, 12:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 75,973
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of Adler's Journal Articles, Vol. 2, Chapters I-XVII & SOI

Henry,

The Canadian Journal of Adlerian Psychology is not available online, so individuals interested in past articles would need to contact Steve directly.

Trevor Hjertaas, Psy. D.
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 12th, 2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 192,527
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: From the ground up ... an Adlerian primer??

I would like to make a few comments which may be relevant.

From the theoretical perspective of I.P., I would say that Steve is, of course, absolutely correct. There is actually no objective point...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 12th, 2004, 12:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 75,973
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol.2, Chapters XV-XVII (Prostitution and Neurosis)

As an aside, Henry's comments on the "prototype of superiority/depreciation" and "the mutually exploitive mischief that characterizes many corrosive sexual relationships" makes me think of a series...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 4th, 2004, 10:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 75,973
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of CCWAA, Vol. 2, Chapters XIII & XIV (Child's Need for Affection)

These statements refer to Chapter XIII, "The Child's Need for Affection."

It was interesting to read Manu's comments on this paper, and I appreciated having it placed in the context of Adler's...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy November 2nd, 2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 75,973
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Cumulative Discussion of Adler's Journal Articles, Vol. 2, Chapters I-XII

James, I do agree with you that Adler must have initially viewed the "aggression drive" as something necessary for our survival, but it seems to me that his thought altered in many important ways. ...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 26th, 2004, 11:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 75,973
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of Adler's Journal Articles, Vol. 2, Chapters XI & XII (Aggression)

Reading Adler's article on the aggression drive (chapter XI), I was impressed by the numerous insights and by its importance.

Although Adler would, of course, later expand his views and find many...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 21st, 2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 192,527
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: From the ground up ... an Adlerian primer??

I would like to respnd to Bob Powers' interesting comment that individuals with sociopathic personalities lack inferiority feeling and Lida Izadi's query concerning that.

I would say that it...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 20th, 2004, 09:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 75,973
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Discussion of Adler's Journal Articles, Vol. 2, Chapters IX & X (Child Development)

I was intrigued to read Adler's account of his psycho-analysis concerning numbers (chapter IX). It seems to represent an early example of Adler's belief that we know more than we understand, and...
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 18th, 2004, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 29,157
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: Comments on Adlerian teleology

I believe Dostoievsky's novel which Manu mentions is published as "Notes from the Underground" in English.

I have enjoyed reading the comments on "determinism" and wanted to make a few of my own....
Forum: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy October 18th, 2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 192,527
Posted By Trevor Hjertaas
Re: From the ground up ... an Adlerian primer??

Greetings George, I would also greatly enjoy participating in such a discussion and look forward to it. I am sure the result will be quite valuable.

Trevor Hjertaas, Psy. D.
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