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

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 12 Dec 19 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.” I would like to see many more voices explaining and expanding on REBT-CBT.  1,392 total views, 25 views today Originally […]

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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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MUST I have what I want?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 28 Nov 19 in Demanding, Demanding, musterbation, musty thinking, Needs vs. Preferences, Wants vs. needs |

  Do you believe that when you want something, you absolutely MUST have it . . . and that it is terrible when you don’t get what you must have? 955 total views, 5 views today Originally posted 2016-05-09 02:14:28.

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Ten Cognitive Distortions

Here an expanded discussion of the Ten Cognitive Distortions as conceptualized by David Burns and the Big Four, four irrational beliefs (IB’s) that drive emotional as conceptualized by Dr. Albert Ellis. 254 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2019-08-24 18:57:56.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 6 Nov 19 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, Your Opinion Matters |

  Masturbation is good and delicious.  Musterbation is evil and pernicious! ~Albert Ellis, PhD Dr. Ellis sometimes used vulgarity and scandalous language . . . 2,558 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-05-24 18:48:47.

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Thanks to Jonathan von Breton for posting this terrific  quote on facebook   50 total views, no views today

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Disguised shoulds?

Greta Van Susteren,  former Fox News Analyst Are Greta’s “disguised shoulds” showing? We have been talking about the model of REBT where demanding (shoulds, oughts, musts, etc.) are at the root of disturbance.  I thought it might be a good occasion to reprise my concept of “disguised shoulds.” 3,624 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2014-10-01 […]

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A loyal reader asks about managing job burnout What a great topic! There is an expectation that has become common since the 1960’s that work is “supposed” to be fulfilling, satisfying, fun, even meaningful . . .  6,550 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-06-25 02:53:25.

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Pissed beyond all measure!!!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 20 Oct 19 in Anger, Awfulizing, Basics, Demanding, Uncategorized |

Have you ever been “pissed beyond all measure”? Are you ready for your morning REBT safari? 3,150 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2014-10-17 18:57:05.

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How to stop being offended by every little thing

The world would be a better place if everyone stopped being offended by every little thing.” 1,920 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2016-06-18 09:45:44.

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