It’s official! “Awfulize” is now a word!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 17 Apr 21 in Anger, Awfulizing, Awfulzing, Basics, Demanding, Demanding, Emotions, Low Frustration Tolerance, must |

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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It’s perennial: Difference between REBT & CBT???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 31 Mar 21 in REBT & Other therapies compared |

 We are pleased to have Dr. Edelstein discuss the differences between REBT and CBT. Albert Ellis introduced Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) in 1955, a radical change from the traditional therapies popular at the time.     8,605 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2017-09-15 00:00:57.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 14 Mar 21 in Books & Media, bookshop, REBT |

Lynn Clark, PhD, Author, Clinical Psychologist, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Western Kentucky University . . .     1,499 total views,  4 views today Originally posted 2019-02-28 19:51:48.

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Is REBT-CBT “Positive Thinking”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 13 Mar 21 in Postive thinkikng, REBT & Other therapies compared |

 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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Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 4 Mar 21 in Anger, Demanding, Uncategorized |

       People and things do not upset us. Rather, we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us.” ~Albert Ellis    854 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2019-09-10 23:05:13.

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Christine’s experience with CBT

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 25 Feb 21 in Basics, Guest Author |

 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 space of its own . . .  1,149 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2017-12-07 22:16:40.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 20 Feb 21 in Rational Thinking, REBT, REBT & Other therapies compared |

REBTraining teaches you how to get more of what you want and less of what you don’t want    7,419 total views,  6 views today Originally posted 2019-02-10 06:03:12.

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Vote to get Guide to Rational Living on Kindle!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 1 Feb 21 in Albert Ellis, Announcements, Books & Media, bookshop |

  Please vote to get A Guide to Rational living  published on Kindle!  754 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2018-12-04 05:37:40.

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Interview with Dr. Ellis

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 11 Jan 21 in Albert Ellis, Basics, Your Opinion Matters |

    Albert Ellis: A Guide to Rational Living – Thinking allowed DVD with Jeffrey Mishlove NOTE: This is an excerpt from the full 90-minute DVD (available on Amazon.com)            1,762 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2013-05-24 18:37:19.

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Is “talk therapy” really limited?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 8 Jan 21 in Books & Media, bookshop, REBT & Other therapies compared |

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:  4,285 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2014-05-09 20:11:21.

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