The Idaho Society of Individual Psychology offers workshops throughout the year specifically in Adlerian Theory and related subjects. ISIP provides the highest quality workshops which provide “Continuing Education Credits” and accreditation for “Certification of Professional Studies in Adlerian Psychology.”
I. Basic Workshops

  1. Adlerian Theory of Personality Development and Family Functioning
  2. Adlerian Psychotherapy
  3. Adlerian Family Therapy

Course #1 Alderian Theory of Personality and Development & Family Functioning – Idaho Falls, Idaho (April 17th & 18th) Presenter: Edward Mowry

Course Objectives: To understand the the pioneering nature of Adlerian Psychology and their application to an understanding of human development and human difficulty

  • Holism
  • Social Embeddedness
  • Life Tasks
  • Teleology
  • Creativity/Uniqueness
  • Phenomenology
  • Striving for superiority
  • Gender Guiding Lines
  • Inferiority Feelings and Inferiority Complex
  • Community Feeling (Gemeinschaftsgefuhl)
  • The Development of Lifestyle
  • Family Atmosphere and Family Values
  • Psychological Birth Order Vantage

To Understand the “Democratic Revolution” and its impact on all human relationships, including parent/child and family relationships.

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Course #2 Adlerian Psychotherapy – Boise, Idaho (May 15th & 16th, 2020) Presenter: Steven Maybell, Ph.D

Course Objectives: to understand . . .

  • How Adlerian Theory applies to the practice of psychotherapy
  • The four-phase model of Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • The principles of the helping relationship “Adlerian Style”
  • The central focus of Lifestyle Assessment (the Psychoclarity Process) including the ability to utilize a structured Lifestyle Assessment Interview guide and the Lifestyle summary
  • Respectful approaches for creating insight
  • The process and methods involved in facilitating reorientation in psychotherapy

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Course #3 Adlerian Family Therapy – Lewiston, ID (Date TBD ) Presenter: Edward Mowry

Course Objectives:

  •  Apply Adlerian Psychology concepts and principles in family therapy
  • Understand the impact of the “Democratic Revolution” on contemporary family relationships
  • Assess the parenting style/goals of misbehavior and support families in developing relationships based on mutual respect
  • Incorporate Lifestyle Assessment into Family Therapy
  • Learn creative Adlerian Psychology applications with younger children

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Basic Series Certification Requirements

  • Complete the BASIC Professional Certification Series.
  • One of the series courses is offered each spring and fall in each of the cities in the 1, 2, 3 order listed below.
    • Adlerian Theory
    • Adlerian Psychotherapy
    • Adlerian Family Therapy
  • This Series is offered in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello.
  • The courses may be taken in any order.
  • The courses may be taken as a continuing education opportunity without the intent of completing certification.

Upon completion of the Series and one ISIP Conference, the participant is awarded the:


Each Basic Series Course

Cost: $195 (20% Discount offered for 3 or more registrants from the same agency)
Boise Workshops are $225 and includes lunches both days.
Full Time Student only $95
Class Limit: 40 Participants

All workshops are conducted on a Friday and Saturday, provide for 12 CE hours approved by NBCC, and present an opportunity for one Graduate Continuing Education Credit through Northwest Nazarene University. Classes limited to 40 participants.

The Series classes may be taken as a continuing education opportunity without the intent of completing certification.

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Idaho Society of Individual Psychology is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for the events that meet NBCC requirements.  ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.  NBCC Provider #: 6525