About the authors.
Chapter 1: What you need to know about the theory of rational emotive behaviour therapy to get started.
Chapter 2: What you need to know about the practice of rational emotive behaviour therapy to get started.
Chapter 3: Teaching the "ABCs" of REBT.
Chapter 4: Distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy negative emotions.
Chapter 5: Being specific in the assessment process.
Chapter 6: Assessing "C".
Chapter 7: Assessing the "critical A".
Chapter 8: Assessing irrational beliefs.
Chapter 9: Assessing meta-emotional problems.
Chapter 10: Goal-setting.
Chapter 11: Eliciting your client's commitment to change.
Chapter 12: Preparing your client and yourself for the disputing process.
Chapter 13: Disputing irrational beliefs: The three major arguments.
Chapter 14: Socratic and didactic disputing of irrational beliefs.
Chapter 15: Examples of Albert Ellis's disputing work.
Chapter 16: Helping your client to understand the rationality of his or her rational beliefs.
Chapter 17: Negotiating homework assignments.
Chapter 18: Reviewing homework assignments.
Chapter 19: Dealing with your clients' misconceptions of REBT theory and practice.
Appendix I: Homework skills monitoring form.
Appendix II: Possible reasons for not completing self-help assignments.
Appendix III: Training in rational emotive behaviour therapy.