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The mission of Adler Academy of Minnesota is to promote the principles of Alfred Adler's Individual Psychology.




5th Annual Minnesota Adlerian Conference Save the Date

The 5th Annual Minnesota Adlerian Conference will take place Friday, September 24, 2021.  The topic is: Helping Clients Change: You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup and will address ways therapists and others in the helping professions can combat burnout and compassion fatigue.

We have reserved space at the MN Landscape Arboretum and hope to do a hybrid conference (live and on-line) depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Should it not be possible to gather in person we will do a completely virtual conference as we did in September 2020.

From: Social Equality: The Challenge of Today, Rudolf Dreikurs, 1971, p. 222.

“The spiritual and moral support we all need in the discouraging tribulations of our daily lives can only come from a group in which we are truly one another’s brothers. We need each other’s help in our efforts to be as good as we want to be, to be as effective as we can. We need each other to remind us of our ideals and to give us persistence in pursuing them. We need each other to stimulate our devotion to the common good, to stir up our willingness to feel with each other, to live with each other, to belong to each other in a long-delayed fulfillment of humanity’s most cherished and ancient dream: the brotherhood of man.”

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Adler Academy Trauma Series

Are you a clinician, a professor, or a psychology/counseling student curious about Adlerian work with different types of trauma? Join me and my Adler Academy colleagues in the monthly Trauma Series. Bring your colleagues too to these 90 minute monthly meetings, with a mini-lecture, an experiential work, and a live discussion.

All meetings will start at 12:00 Noon Central time US. language – English. Fee – free for all. Click the link to register for each topic. NO CEU’s are being offered for these trainings.

Presented and facilitated by Marina Bluvshtein and Adler Academy members

Please see the schedule, topics, and login information below; AND share:

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2020 – 2021 Trauma Clinical Series

When? – Fridays Noon Central Day Time US (Chicago time) – once a month; 90 minutes.

Where? – Zoom

Who is Invited? – all interested 

Who will present? Marina Bluvshtein and Adler Academy clinicians.

October 9, 2020 – Adler and Trauma (some History, some foundational Adlerian knowledge related to a topic)

November 13, 2020 – Trauma and Early Recollections

December 11, 2020 – Trauma and Metaphors work 

January 15, 2021 – Trauma and Family Constellation work 

February 12, 2021 – Trauma and Dreams work 

March 12, 2021 – Vicarious trauma: an Adlerian approach

April 16, 2021 – Mass trauma: an Adlerian approach

May 7, 2021 – Intergenerational trauma: an Adlerian approach

June 11, 2020 – Ambiguous Trauma: an Adlerian approach

Questions? E-mail [email protected] or marina.adlerac[email protected] 

CEU’s will not be available for these FREE trainings due to the cost and time required to apply for CEU’s.

Adler Academy of MN is an independent organization, is an affiliate member of NASAP, and is not affiliated with the Adler Graduate School.

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Adler Academy Kaffee

Adler Academy Kaffee is our way to see many of you, and your friends and families at once, to share food and to share wonderful Adlerian life with each of you.



We host workshops on the most exciting topics in Adlerian psychology – all practical, and all encouraging, designed with you in mind.



Our annual conference is for professionals and everyone who might be looking for a philosophical home in troubled professional times and in everyday practice.

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