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Founder of Individual Psychology - Vienna, Austria
In this house lived and worked Alfred Adler, 1/22/1870 to 5/28/1937 Founder of Individual Psychology - Vienna, Austria
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Freud and Jung
The New York Herald Tribune suggested, "Adler who rejected the specific apparatus of psychoanalysis, whose views were less dogmatic and more fluid than Freud's, may have helped to correct some of the worser effects of the school, while he helped to correct some of the worser effects of the school, while he helped to spread its general gospel. Standing somewhere between Freud, the scientist, and Jung the prophet, he performed an invaluable service in the pioneer labor of this formidable trinity. He leaves his monument, as will the others, in the world around him."
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Grammercy Hotel
Grammercy Hotel when Alfred Adler lived during his years in NYC 1926-1937
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Group
Nelly Adler, Kurt Adler, Sophie Lazarsfeld, Alfred Adler and Friends in 1935. Paul Lazarsfeld was a scholar with Adler at the Buhlers Institute of Psychology in Vienna.
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Long Island College
Long Island College of Medicine in Brooklyn where Adler taught 1934 until his death in 1937 as a visiting Professor of Medical Psychology. In 1929 separated from Long Island College Hospital and now known as Downstate Medical School of New York State since 1950.
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Mulberry Street in NYC
Mulberry Street in NYC in circa 1900. Adler was as concerned about social medicine both here and in Austria. He wrote, "The Penetration of Social Forces into Medicine", "An Academic Chair for Social Medicine", "City and County", and "State Help or Self-Help?". He urged his colleagues to use prophylaxis, or disease prevention, "the most valuable fruit that scientific medicine has offered the people."
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New School
In mid-February 1928 Adler began his first academic position in the USA, teaching a course on individual psychology at the New School for Social Research.
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Temple Emmanuel NYC
in 1929 Adler lectured at Temple Emmanuel in NYC to capacity audience of twenty-eight hundred on topics such as, "Educational Views of Individual Psychology". He was a regular lecturer at Reform Congregations in New York and elsewhere.
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University of Aberdeen
Kings College at the University of Aberdeen where he had just given four days of lectures before engagements in York, Hull, Manchester and returning to London. His funeral service was held at King's College Chapel on June 1, 1937.
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University of Vienna
University of Vienna from where he received his medical degree 11-22-1895
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Vienna Poliklinik
Vienna Poliklinik where Adler did volunteer medical work from 1894 until he left Austria for America.
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Viktor Frankl
Returning to live in Vienna after surviving a Nazi concentration camp, Viktor Frankel achieved great influence in developing existential psychiatry or what he called logotherapy. Frankl admiringly described his former mentor as "the man who was the first creatively to oppose Sigmund Freud. What he, in so doing, achieved and accomplished was no less than a Copernican switch. No longer could man be considered as the product, pawn and victim of drives and instincts....Beyond this, Alfred Adler may well be regarded as an existential thinker and as a fore-runner of the existential-psychiatric movement."