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Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, 2nd Edition : A Therapist's Guide - Catharine MacLaren

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, 2nd Edition

A Therapist's Guide

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9781886230613
Number Of Pages: 176

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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"

Introductionp. 1
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: An Introduction and a Reflectionp. 3
The Philosophic and Personality Theory Foundations of REBTp. 13
The REBT Theory of Personality Disturbance and Changep. 25
The Process of Assessment in REBTp. 49
Cognitive Techniques in REBTp. 57
Emotive/Experiential Techniques in REBTp. 75
Behavioral Techniques in REBTp. 91
The Integration of REBT with Other Systems of Therapyp. 107
Summaryp. 121
How to Maintain and Enhance Your Rational Emotive Therapy Gainsp. 123
References/Resourcesp. 135
Indexp. 163
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ISBN: 9781886230613
ISBN-10: 1886230617
Series: Practical Therapist
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
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  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised