History Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) is both a psychotherapeutic system of theory and practices and a school of thought established by Albert Ellis. Ellis first presented his ideas at a conference of the American Psychological Association in 1956 then published a seminal article in 1957 entitled “Rational psychotherapy and individual psychology”, in which he […]
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Mitzi Gayner in a scene reminiscent Busby Berkeley number, from the 1953 20th Century Fox “The I don’t care Girl” Did you know that “I don’t care” and “It doesn’t matter” can be disguised cognitive distortions? 4 total views, 4 views today
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Your Opinion Matters "Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human." ~Albert Ellis This is one of the premises of REBT-CBT that often confuses and pisses off people. It is closely related to the irrational belief / […]
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Will’s new book(let) “Happy For Life:Ten Key Strategies” reduces REBT to it’s essentialsÃ‚Â 1,691 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2014-06-05 18:48:43.
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I need you too much already, lah! Well, that is they way we might say it in Thailand or other Southeast Asian countries. But in spite of the charming local syntax, I reckon that the irrational belief that drives this sentiment is very nearly universal. Taken to the the extreme, and combined in a cocktail of […]
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How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days! 13,319 total views, 8 views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.
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Good Morning All, We have been having a fascinating discussion at the REBT-CBT Yahoogroup about REBT and values. A member points out that everyone has a collection of values; things and qualities which are important to them., and asks what REBT says about values and [more interesting] how do we know whether our values […]
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