Psychoanalytic and Adlerian Theories

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In 250-300 words, and with at least two references from the course material, answer the following questions:

Consider these statements from the text regarding Psychoanalytic and Adlerian therapies.

  • From Chapter 4: “Where there was id, let there be ego.” p. 60
  • From Chapter 5: Most decisions are based on the person’s experiences, on the present situation, and on the direction in which the person is moving—with the latter being the most important.” p. 100

Describe how each statement embodies the theory to which it belongs. Do these statements represent similar or differing principles? Explain. Then, pick one of the following statements and explain what it means to you personally, from a faith perspective, and from a therapist’s perspective.

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  • 250-300 words