Areas of Focus

Our mission is to maintain, promote  
and grow the core theory, research,  
and methods of Adlerian Psychology.

Our mission is to maintain, promote
and grow the core theory, research,
and methods of Adlerian Psychology.

Our Focus Areas

The current focus areas of the Center for Adlerian Scholarship and Practice are:

  • Adlerian education
  • Supervisory training
  • Parent training
  • Teacher training
  • Adlerian consultations and curriculum development

Adlerian Education

We are developing orientation materials for newly hired faculty and staff at Adler University for foundational training in Adlerian history and philosophy. We are also developing an approach to provide same overview to first year students in all programs.

We provide training on Adlerian approaches to human development, organizational development, human communities, counseling and psychotherapy, and teaching to faculty and staff. In addition, we offer regular training to professionals in the Chicago area, Vancouver area, and online on Adlerian approaches through live and web-based seminars. Connect with us to receive training notices and other news.

Supervisory Training

Supported by a generous donation, we are training practicum and internship clinical supervisors of Adler University’s students in Adlerian approaches. Training events are live and web-based and are conducted by expert Adlerians.

Parent Training

We are partnering with community organizations to provide parent training opportunities to support experiential needs for students in courses requiring this training. Organizations willing to partner with us should contact us.

Teacher Training

We are partnering with schools to train teachers in Adlerian approaches. Schools willing to partner with us can contact us.


Adlerpedia is a unique site for all things Adlerian.

  • Fosters free, complete access to educational materials on a range of Adlerian concepts and approaches.
  • Encourages discussions of practice and application of Adlerian concepts among interested individuals, and engages others in similar professional practices such as clinicians, parent trainers, parents, teachers, school administrators, and executives from private and nonprofit organizations.
  • Offers a resource directory to link participants with each other and with existing Adlerian organizations.

Please contact us if you want to contribute materials.