Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: A Therapist's Guide

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: A Therapist's Guide

by Catharine MacLaren

Hardcover(Second Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781886230613
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 08/01/1998
Series: Practical Therapist Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,301,202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007) was the author of more than 65 books on psychotherapy, relationship therapy, and self-help, including Feeling Better, Getting Better, Staying Better; Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: A Therapist's Guide; Making Intimate Connections and How to Make Yourself Happy and Remarkably Less Disturbable. He published over 700 articles and composed more than 200 rational songs.

Dr. Ellis was rated by psychologists and counselors in the United States as one of the most influential psychologists of our time. He "revolutionized" psychotherapy since 1955, when he created Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), the first of the now-popular cognitive behavior therapies. Dr. Ellis was a practicing psychologist, president of the Albert Ellis Institute in New York City, and a featured speaker at workshops and conferences throughout the world. He received many awards, including distinguished psychologist, scientific researcher, and distinguished psychological practitioner from several associations, including the American Humanist Association, American Academy of Psychotherapists, Society for the Study for Scientific Sex, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, and Academy of Psychologists in Marital and Family Therapy. He also earned one of the highest awards of the American Psychological Association: Distinguished Professional Contribution to Knowledge.

Catharine MacLaren, MSW, CEAP, is an organizational consultant in New York and a certified supervisor in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.

Table of Contents

1Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: An Introduction and a Reflection3
2The Philosophic and Personality Theory Foundations of REBT13
3The REBT Theory of Personality Disturbance and Change25
4The Process of Assessment in REBT49
5Cognitive Techniques in REBT57
6Emotive/Experiential Techniques in REBT75
7Behavioral Techniques in REBT91
8The Integration of REBT with Other Systems of Therapy107
Appendix AHow to Maintain and Enhance Your Rational Emotive Therapy Gains123
Appendix BReferences/Resources135

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