Today and Every Day, We Celebrate Dr. Harold Mosak: Founder, Activist, Adlerian
Marketing & Communication / Social Justice

Today and Every Day, We Celebrate Dr. Harold Mosak: Founder, Activist, Adlerian

Of course, Alfred Adler is the founder of Adlerian psychology, and the namesake of Adler University. But in line with his community-driven school of thought was the start of our institution – one marked by the holistic collaboration of key Adlerian leaders. We are continually grateful to our university founders for their formidable sacrifices, groundbreaking … Continue reading »

Finding and Engaging With Adlerians In Action All Over The World
Alumni / Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship

Finding and Engaging With Adlerians In Action All Over The World

Neena Mathew and Shannon Zofkie are first-year Adlerians pursuing doctorate of psychology (Psy.D.) and master of sport and health psychology degrees, respectively, at Adler University’s Chicago Campus. Alfred Adler’s focus on community life, prevention, and population health is the inspiration for the university’s Social Justice Practicum, known here on campus as the “SJP.” Adlerian psychology emphasizes the … Continue reading »

Diving Into the Digital Storytelling of Social Change Magazine
Marketing & Communication / Social Justice

Diving Into the Digital Storytelling of Social Change Magazine

As Adler University’s Associate Director of Communications, Evan Bryson helped facilitate the creation of Social Change magazine. In what ways does an online magazine facilitate activism? How do you hope readers navigate and leverage the new platform? It’s like the Washington Post’s masthead says, “Democracy dies in the dark.” Movements, manifestos, research, reportage — those … Continue reading »

Adlerians React to White Supremacy Violence in Charlottesville
Adlerian Leaders / Social Justice

Adlerians React to White Supremacy Violence in Charlottesville

Adler University’s mission is to advance social justice. Our institution has consistently taken a stand against the kind of injustice seen in the past week’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia — From our iconoclast Alfred Adler denouncing Nazis in the early 1930s; to our founder, Rudolf Dreikurs, writing about issues of inequality in the 1970s; to our president, Raymond Crossman, … Continue reading »

Refugees Remind Us ‘Surrendering is Not an Option’
In The Classroom / Social Justice

Refugees Remind Us ‘Surrendering is Not an Option’

Marisol Bucio is a current Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health. She works with refugees in Chicago, and was selected this past spring for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program led by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Bucio will receive funding and training to facilitate her education and service to underserved minority populations. … Continue reading »

Together, Let’s Fill the Resources Void for Young Adults With Autism
In The Classroom / Social Justice

Together, Let’s Fill the Resources Void for Young Adults With Autism

Alice McCutcheon is a third-year clinical doctoral student in Adler University’s Psy.D. program. Her studies center on child and youth psychology and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism. My journey helping children diagnosed as autistic began in 2009. I was an undergraduate English and psychology student at Otterbein University. First, I began working with children who were facing Autism … Continue reading »