I am surprised that A Guide to Rational living, the classic, basic text of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) by its founder Albert Ellis is still not available in a digital edition. This is very unfortunate. If, like me, you are an Albert Ellis/REBT booster, you would like to see millions more people having this important […]
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In a recent discussion, someone wanted to know more about what I meant in a comment where I said that, in the end, all talk therapy is limited. Here is what I said. Rather than getting into generalities which I don’t have the research at hand to support, I can tell you about my experience, and I have […]
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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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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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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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It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. ~Epictetus, Greek slave and philosopher, 55-135 AD Click the link below to join the discussion and add your comments. Thanks. 545 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-06-17 20:20:07.
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Hi REBT Mates! Erroneous comparisons of REBT-CBT to "positive thinking" and similar is a pereneal staw man argument . One of the problems in trying to get the word out about REBT-CBT is that they are often dismissed as merely “positive thinking. In my opinion, one of the goals of any REBT media is to distinguish REBT-CBT from […]
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Albert Ellis: A Guide to Rational Living – Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove NOTE: This is an excerpt from the full 90-minute DVD. http://www.thinkingallowed.com/2aellis.html Click the blue link below to read more and watch the Albert Ellis video 773 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-05-24 18:37:19.
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