Updated resource for practicing therapists from the father of rational therapy. Modern cognitive-behavioral therapy has its roots in the rational approach created by Ellis in the 1950s. Now known as Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Ellis's systematic integrative approach has grown and matured into a powerful mainstream psychotherapy. Hundreds of thousands of patients have benefited from the active interventions of therapists using REBT. Includes a thorough description of REBT theory and procedures, case examples, exercises. Major themes include: The Theory of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy; The Practice of REBT; The Main Cognitive Techniques of REBT; The Main Emotive and Experiential Techniques of REBT; The Main Behavioral Techniques of REBT; The Integration of REBT with Other Psychotherapies; Summary and Conclusions.
This latest account of REBT is succinct, eminently readable, and neatly ties together philosophical, theoretical and numerous practical considerations. Peruse it, apply its principles and methods, and you and your clients are likely to derive enormous benefits.
Arnold A. Lazarus, PhD, ABPP, Distinguished Professor of Psychology Emeritus, Rutgers University, author of Brief But Comprehensive Psychotherapy: The Multimodal Way, and coauthor of The 60-Second Shrink" ...a comprehensive update of the prolific author's systematic and directive approach to therapy in an easy-to-read format.
Ellen Bomm, PhD, BC PSYCHOLOGIST"
Series: Practical Therapist
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Impact Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.4 x 22.8
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised