Question Adler emphasized birth order as one of many factors to consider when counseling someone.  He theorized about how birth order could affect one’s temperament and personality.  Although this theory is not as important today, it does have some validity in some lives and can be used by counselors as one of their counseling “tools. Consider Adler’s theory regarding birth order and its importance in shaping one’s personality/temperament. Prepare to engage in discussion on where you are in your family’s birth order.  Does the description given by Adler fit you?  Why/why not? Support your work with scholarly academic resources, textbooks, or other sources provided.  Quoting or paraphrasing from any source in discussion posts requires APA format by including an in-text citation and listing the reference at the end of the post.