Dr. Gunars shares how he deals with anxiety about granddaughter not doing well in school

Posted by Gunars Neiders on Mon 11 Apr 22 in ABC Technique, Anxiety, Basics, Disputing, Guest Author, Guest Author Posts, Perfectionism |

Rex, as most of the time, gives a good answer. This is not to offer an alternative to Rex, but a supplement.” Dr. Gunars is a regular contributor to REBT Info, and we are pleased to offer his reply to our recent discussion about managing GAD and anxiety for the a child who is not doing well […]

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Can you dispute a “secondary disburbance”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 8 Apr 22 in Albert Ellis, Cognitve (Behavior) Therapy, David Burns, Disputing, Secondary Disturbance |

A reader asks what David Burns means in Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy when he says that you cannot dispute a feeling, you can only dispute a thought.     4,213 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2012-09-21 05:22:16.

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Get up! Stomp around! Do your disputing aloud!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 29 Mar 22 in ABC Technique, Basics, Disputing, REBT & Other therapies compared |

This is a follow-up to my post from last month “What if you only understand your REBT process intellectually?”  1,940 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-12-07 04:07:02.

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Types of disputing

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 9 Mar 22 in ABC Technique, Disputing |

  Will Ross, REBT extraordinaire, explains the different types of disputing . . .   35,984 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2013-02-07 19:47:55.

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Oh well!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 8 Feb 22 in Acceptance, Disputing |

Oh well! Now, that’s a deep subject!    3,414 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2017-12-10 06:05:35.

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Disputing Overgeneralizations

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 26 Dec 21 in Disputing, overgeneralization, Ten Cognitive Distortions |

A new reader asks how to dispute an “overgeneralization“  5,196 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2017-06-07 00:00:23.

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

   56,151 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2013-08-29 05:05:56.

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Is keeping emotions “bottled up” dangerous?

In my callow and shallow youth, I used to subscribe to the “teapot model” of emotions.  You know, our emotional systems are like teapots with water boiling, generating steam and pressure.  If the steam does not have an outlet, or the outlet becomes overwhelmed by too much steam expanding too quickly . . . POW !!!  Explosion […]

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Only understand REBT “intellectually”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 23 Oct 21 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 Ross is on this point . . .    4,669 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2013-11-27 03:09:37.

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“Secondary disturbance” is not secondary in signifance.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 22 Aug 21 in Acceptance, Basics, Depression, Disputing, ULA, UOA, USA |

We have been having some great discussions lately over at the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup.  Thm raised an honest and important question and was kind enough to allow me to re-post it here.  Thanks, Thm!  His question and my response follows. Your follow-up comments and questions are encouraged and welcomed.  6,493 total views,  2 views today Originally posted […]

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