Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 18 Oct 20 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, quotes, ULA, Uncategorized, UOA, USA |

Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human.”            
                               ~Albert Ellis


Accept everybody. . .
just because they’re alive and human.

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I NEED love! (not!)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 16 Oct 20 in Albert Ellis, Dire need for love & approval |

People are often surprised that REBT considers “need” to be an irrational belief (IB) in-and-of-itself . . . except at the level of basic survival needs such as food and shelter, and I would speculate appropriate attachment between mother and infant. Click the link to watch a video about Harlow’s famous Monkey Experiment (may be […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 2 Oct 20 in Albert Ellis, Basics, Books & Media, bookshop, REBT, Uncategorized |

Albert Ellis, founder of REBT and one of the most influential psychotherapist s in history    1,533 total views Originally posted 2019-04-08 06:21:26.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 13 Sep 20 in Albert Ellis, Announcements, Books & Media |

Great News! Many More Books by Albert Ellis Now on Kindle!  4,560 total views Originally posted 2013-02-05 22:53:10.

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I can’t stand it!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 8 Sep 20 in Awfulzing |

Jonathan von Breton shared another Albert Ellis quote in his “The Daily Al” feature:   We say that nothing is awful, nothing. Rape, i ncest, terrorism, Hitler-it isn’t awful. Not that they aren’t bad, but a rational person would recognize that the world is inherently unfair.” Albert Ellis, Ph.D. … Founder of REBT   To […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 7 Sep 20 in Albert Ellis, Basics, REBT, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Read the Wikipedia article about REBT Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy     1,921 total views Originally posted 2017-10-23 06:52:38.

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12 Lies We Tell Ourselves

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 27 Aug 20 in Ellis Four Irational Processes, ethics, Ten Cognitive Distortions, Uncategorized |

12 lies we tell ourselves by Albert Ellis 1. I must have the love and approval of others i must avoid disapproval at all costs. Click to see the other 11 . . .     1,005 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2019-08-24 18:16:34.

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Is depression inherited or learned?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 3 Aug 20 in Depression, Disputing, Ellis Quotes |

“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.”                                ~Albert Ellis This one really pisses some people off, especially those who are quite invested in thinking about their depression as “genetic”  and “inherited.”  1,759 total […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 1 Aug 20 in Albert Ellis, quotes, Uncategorized |

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide . . . “    474 total views Originally posted 2020-01-17 09:44:13.

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Dr. Ellis, a wounded psychotherapist (???)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 30 Jul 20 in Albert Ellis, Books & Media, REBT & Other therapies compared |

  A Wounded Psychotherapist: The childhood of Dr Albert Ellis, and the limitations of REBT/CBT by Dr Jim Byrne Foreword This book represents an attempt to deconstruct Dr Albert Ellis’s story of his childhood . . .      11,921 total views Originally posted 2013-06-14 04:03:46.

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