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Op 02 februari 2022 organiseert de NWIP in samenwerking met Shared Ambition een Eéndaagse WORKSHOP


Gastspreker: URSULA OBERST, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona.

Titel: Levensstijl, doelen en prioriteiten.

Binnenkort meer info op onze media kanalen.




Icassi Zomerschool 2021 was een groot succes. Ook dit jaar werd de Zomerschool virtueel bezocht door een groot aantal deelnemers.

Onder video's kunt u een aantal van de plenaire lezingen terug zien.

Hopelijk kan de Zomerschool in 2022 wel weer in zijn traditionele vorm worden gehouden. Icassi vindt dan plaats in Wageningen in het ICC. van 24 juli tot 6 augustus 2022. 

Meer nieuws daarover later dit jaar via alle sociale media.

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Kijk snel onder het kopje Nieuwsbrieven en lees alles over de NWIP.


Het bestuur van de NWIP werd blij verrast door de mededeling van de Chairs van ICASSI, dat in 2022 de ICASSI Zomerschool in Nederland plaats zal gaan vinden.

We vinden dit een hele eer. De ICASSI Zomerschool heeft al meerdere malen in Nederland plaats gevonden. In 2013 voor het laatst.

De plaats waar dit allemaal gaat gebeuren is Wageningen.

Voor meer informatie over de accommodatie ,kijk op:

Noteer alvast in je agenda:24 juli 2022 tot 6 augustus 2022.

Meer informatie wordt verstrekt in het najaar van 2021.

Hou ook onze Facebook pagina in de gaten.


Dit jaar wordt de Zomerschool virtueel gegeven. De inschrijving is al geopend.

Voor meer informatie:




Message from the ICASSI Chairs to 2021 Participants:

To all of you wishing to be part of the Virtual Rudolf Dreikurs Summer School of
ICASSI in 2021, the Chairpersons wish to welcome you. We believe that this will be an enriching and stimulating experience for everyone -- Teachers and Students alike.

It will be our first Virtual summer school, and so a learning experience for us

Many of us regret we cannot meet in person, to hug and be physically close to
friends of many years. Still, to see each other virtually will be rewarding, also, and learning together will be enriching for all.
We welcome you and trust that your learning will be rewarding, as always.

Let us know after the event how you think the school went. We are eager to hear from you.

Chairpersons Eva Dreikurs Ferguson, USA
Theo Joosten, The Netherlands
Uti Landscheidt, Germany 

P.S. Please note that June 1 is the early bird deadline. Register soon to be able to get the workshops that you desire.


The 28th Congress of International Association of Individual Psychology will provide an opportunity to learn everlasting wisdom of Alfred Adler's Individual Psychology and its approach to understanding human nature, and to discuss the solutions it can offer to healing of new psychopathologies in contemporary societies. One’s ability to “see with the eyes of another, hear with the ears of another, and feel with the heart of another” is a measure of one’s health and a basis of optimism as a core of Adlerian approach.


The congress will bring together representatives from all over the world. During the congress you will benefit from high-quality scientific content, get involved with our projects.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it will be organized virtually. This will allow more participants than ever to benefit from everything that it has to offer!

The 28th Congress of IAIP  is an interactive experience allowing you to build global contacts and create memories that will last a lifetime.

If you wish to join the event, details can be found here:

We hope to see you soon and stay safe!

Delegates Assembly (online): July 10, 2021.
Congress (online): July 11-14th, 2021. Language of congress:
English, Ukrainian
Registration: -

please register here by April 30, 2021 to get an early bird registration discount. Please, note that all approved presenters have to register to the Congress in the same way as all the other participants and complete their registration by the early bird deadline in order to be included in the Congress program. With questions about registration, please email at




Dear ICASSI Friends,

The ICASSI board is excited to offer a virtual summer school 

                                           July 26-August 8, 2021!

The international summer school consists of plenary lectures, professional workshops and activities for children and youth. Monday through Thursday of each week there is a plenary lecture, which is open and free to everyone. They will be accessed at

On the weekend of July 30-August 1 and the weekend of August 6-8 a variety of workshops are offered in Adlerian/Dreikursian theory and practice for psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, educators, managers, parents, and persons seeking professional and personal growth.

Other activities for children and youth as well as social engagement for all are also available on the weekends.

To see the booklet which gives further details on the workshops go to and click on the Virtual ICASSI 2021 tab.

In the dropdown you will find the booklet. The link to the registration is

Also in the Virtual ICASSI 2021 tab you will also see a one page flyer that you can download and distribute to colleagues and friends to announce ICASSI 2021!

An additional way to keep in touch with Adlerians is to join in the virtual Adler Café which meets twice a month. To learn more about it go to On April 11 the topic is Adler’s Understanding of Pandemics and it will be led by Marina Bluvshtein.

If you have questions about the Virtual ICASSI 2021, please contact me at

Happy Spring, Becky LaFountain, ICASSI Administrator 


Revitalizing Alfred Adler: An Echo for Equality
Mary C. McCluskey

Mary C. McCluskey DSW, LCSW is in private practice in New York City and teaches at New York University Silver School of Social Work. She is also a teacher and clinical supervisor in the psychodynamic program at The American Institute of Psychoanalysis.


The work of Alfred Adler’s Individual Psychology arguably applies to contemporary social work practice and education. The tenets of Individual Psychology are reviewed in the context of a historical sketch of Adler’s work as a medical doctor, psychoanalyst, and colleague of Freud. His eventual divergence from psychoanalysis to begin his own psychological and education movement which focused on social reform is emphasized. Individual Psychology is examined in detail including original case examples demonstrating his influence on and compatibility with contemporary social work theories. Empirical evidence is provided supporting present-day application of his theory. Adler serves as a much-needed example of a profes- sional who successfully and simultaneously advanced both the micro and macro world of mental health. Adler’s contribution deserves to be explicitly included in social work curricula.

Keywords Adler · Individual psychology · Society · Inferiority complex · Child guidance centers · Social reform · Equality


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