Carl Rogers

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 10 Dec 18 in Basics, Books & Media, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Carl Rogers From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Although REBT rejects some of the basic tenants of his “person centered” approach and his proposition that “getting in touch with feelings” is itself therapeutic, Carl Rogers remains one of the most important and  influential psychologists of the 20th Century, one of the founders of humanistic psychology, popularizer […]

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Dr. Ellis speaks on accepting self and others.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 6 Dec 18 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Basics |

Hi REBT Mates!  Might as well hear it directly from the horse’s mouth, as it were. We are most fortunately to live in this modern age where the treasure of Dr. Ellis’s ideas is preserved for posterity.  We intend to post more of these videos in due course, perhaps create a “videos” section or library […]

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When Panic Attacks!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 2 Dec 18 in Anxiety, Basics, David Burns, fears & phobias |

Wow!!!  For a limited time, get this David Burns classic on Kindle for under 2 bucks here.  Don’t miss out. Don’t be mislead by the publisher’s catchy title. This book is not just about panic attacks, but rather deals with  with anxiety, fear, worry, panic, shyness (social anxiety), phobias and the entire spectrum of anxiety disorders. […]

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Stoic Philosophy and REBT

The gods have released you from accountability for your parents, your siblings, your body, your possessions – for death and for life itself. They made you responsible only for what is in your power – the proper use of impressions. So why take on the burden of matters which you cannot answer for? You are […]

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What if you only understand your REBT process “intellectually”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 25 Nov 18 in Basics, Disputing, Emotions, Rational Thinking, REBT & Other therapies compared, Uncategorized |

What if you only understand your REBT process “intellectually”? I am not as warm & fuzzy as Will is on this point.  3,101 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-11-27 03:09:37.

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It’s official! “Awfulize” is now a word!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 25 Nov 18 in Anger, Awfulizing, Awfulzing, Basics, Demanding, Demanding, Emotions, Low Frustration Tolerance, must |

Dr. Ellis coined the term “awfulize” by transforming the adjective “awful” into a verb. The language of REBT can sometimes sound a little contorted, especially when employing “ePrime,” in it’s preference for  using more verbs and adverbs than nouns and adjectives.  Now, it is official! “Awfulizing” has made it to the big time and is […]

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Ten Cognitive Distortions & Four IB’s

REBT-CBT is built on the premise that we all make fundamental mistakes in the way we think about ourselves, other people and life in general, and that these mistakes (irrational beliefs and cognitive distortions) are the real cause of (virtually all) of our misery and dysfunction and failure. This is so important!   Continue reading to see […]

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How will I know if I am getting “real” CBT?

Structure of a CBT Session Judith S. Beck, PdH Every so often, I receive the following important question from consumers and potential clients who call our clinic at Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in search of a referral: “How will I know if I’m getting ‘real’ CBT?” Good question! Read Dr. Beck's complete blog […]

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Christine’s experience with CBT

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 17 Nov 18 in Basics |

  Hi REBT Mates! Christine Richardson posted the following as a comment in our long and perennial discussion about the differences between REBT and CBT. It is wonderful, thoughtful, and deserves a post of it’s own. I think you will find it interesting and moving.  Unfortunately, the system seems to have eaten Christine’s member info […]

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Video : Albert Ellis’ Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)- Daniel Man of Reason

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 11 Nov 18 in Basics, Books & Media, Demanding, musty thinking |

I would like to share an excellent video by Daniel Phillip.  Dan’s short presentation impressed me because it  offers a clear and “user-friendly” introduction to REBT, and provides some insight into REBT’s emphasis on “musty” thinking and “awfulizing.” Click the blue link below to watch the video, continue reading and add your comments and questions 880 total […]

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