How helpful is CBT, really?

       We have been discussing the approach of Dr. David Burns, renowned member of the Beck team which developed Cognitive Therapy in the 1980’s, best-selling author of the evergreen “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” and many other fine books on CBT.          3,489 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2014-10-01 […]

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Pissed beyond all measure!!!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 23 May 23 in Anger, Awfulizing, Basics, Demanding, Uncategorized |

Have you ever been “pissed beyond all measure”? Are you ready for your morning REBT safari?  4,786 total views Originally posted 2014-10-17 18:57:05.

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Are you “rational”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 16 May 23 in Basics, Happiness, Rational living, Rational Thinking |

  The word rational is obviously fundamental to REBT. After all, we are Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. However, I am afraid this is misleading to many as REBT uses the word in a special way . . .  16,030 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2015-08-29 05:33:32.

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Difference between “rational statements” & “positive thinking” ?

   56,524 total views Originally posted 2013-08-29 05:05:56.

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“Unconditional” Self Acceptance ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 11 May 23 in Acceptance, Basics, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA |

What does “Unconditional”  in Unconditional Self Acceptance Mean  ??? A reader says that his English teacher advised that he avoid “modifiers” as they weaken the strength of the word they are modifying.  So, rather than “Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA)” he just leaves it at “self acceptance.”  Nothing wrong with that, but it does raise some […]

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Self-help forms.

Willie T. has been making some interesting comments about whether REBT is “talk therapy” or something else. He shares some additional information which hits on a sore spot of mine–mechanically filling out forms–and is worth exploring in greater depth.  Here’s Willie.  We’ve taken the liberty of running the SpellCheck for him.  Hehehe . . . […]

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Can we sabotage ourselves unconsciously?

A reader asks if we can sabotage ourselves unconsciously    4,827 total views Originally posted 2013-05-26 07:21:34.

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Can you learn REBT-CBT on your own???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 6 May 23 in Basics, REBT & Other therapies compared, Self help |

  Why do I like REBT? Let me count the ways! One of REBT’s main strengths is that it is entirely possible (although not necessarily easy) to learn it on your own by reading books, watching videos and home practice. I did!    3,281 total views Originally posted 2016-03-14 03:34:22.

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What REBT concept was most difficult for you?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 25 Apr 23 in Basics |

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Is seeing a CBT therapist while still strongly disturbed the right thing to do?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Apr 23 in Basics, Guest Author Posts, Rational Thinking, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Is seeing a CBT therapist while still strongly disturbed the right thing to do?   Is seeing a CBT therapist while still strongly disturbed the right thing to do?  2,054 total views Originally posted 2013-11-28 04:12:30.

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