Improving the Parent–Adolescent Relationship With Adventure-Based Counseling: An Adlerian Perspective
Adlerian theory, adolescence, adventure-based counseling, family therapy
This article offers a model for enhancing parent–adolescent relationships by using adventure-based counseling (ABC) activities through the conceptual lens of Adlerian theory. A case study is provided to demonstrate the application of an adventure-based activity to address the goal of misbehavior and enhance the characteristics necessary for a healthy parent–adolescent relationship with connectedness, communication, awareness, and support. Specific instructions are offered to enrich counselor development of ABC application in clinical practice.
Christian, D. D., Perryman, K. L., & Portrie-Bethke, T. L. (2017). Improving the Parent–Adolescent Relationship With Adventure-Based Counseling: An Adlerian Perspective. Adventure Therapy Lab. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/23727810.2017.1281693