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Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy
A Reader

Edited by:
  • Windy Dryden - Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

April 1995 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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This practical Reader brings together the major writings of the past decade on rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), originally called rational-emotive therapy (RET).

An overview by Albert Ellis, founder of REBT, introduces its theory and practice. The book then addresses preliminary issues such as building a therapeutic alliance with clients and assessing their problems. The bulk of the discussion that follows focuses on therapeutic intervention including: disputing irrational beliefs; activity and directiveness; vivid methods; and therapeutic efficiency. Chapters are included on the step-by-step practicalities of the counselling sequence and process. An afterword defends the tough-minded approach of REBT against the criticisms of a sometimes tender-minded profession.

Albert Ellis
Fundamentals of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy for the 1990s
Windy Dryden
The Therapeutic Alliance in Rational-Emotive Therapy
Norman D Macaskill
Educating Clients about Rational-Emotive Therapy
Russell M Grieger
A Client's Guide to Rational-Emotive Therapy
Raymond DiGiuseppe
A Rational-Emotive Model of Assessment
Windy Dryden
The Use of Chaining in Rational-Emotive Therapy
Raymond DiGiuseppe
Thinking What to Feel
Raymond DiGiuseppe
Comprehensive Cognitive Disputing in RET
Thomas H Harrell, Irving Beiman and Karen LaPointe
Didactic Persuasion Techniques in Cognitive Restructuring
Albert Ellis
The Issue of Force and Energy in Behavioral Change
Windy Dryden
Vivid Methods in Rational-Emotive Therapy
Albert Ellis
The Value of Efficiency in Psychotherapy
Albert Ellis
Rational-Emotive Therapy Approaches to Overcoming Resistance
Windy Dryden and Joseph Yankura
The Rational-Emotive Counselling Sequence
Windy Dryden and Joseph Yankura
The Rational-Emotive Counselling Process
Windy Dryden
Compromises in Rational-Emotive Therapy
Windy Dryden
Rational-Emotive Therapy and Eclecticism
Stephen G Weinrach
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
A Tough-Minded Therapy for a Tender-Minded Profession


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