rational emotive therapy

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rational emotive therapy (RET)

a form of cognitive therapy, originated by Albert Ellis, that emphasizes a reorganization and challenge of one's cognitive and emotional functions, a redefinition of one's problems, and a change in one's attitudes to develop more effective and suitable patterns of behavior. RET is conducted with individuals or with groups.
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The myth of self esteem: How rational emotive behavior therapy can change your life forever.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT; Ellis, 1962) is one of the well-established cognitive therapies and, as such, explains that maladaptive behaviors and emotional states are largely caused by irrational beliefs.
1998), "How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Belongs in the Constructivist Camp", in M.
Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) espouses the notion that an individual's view or perception of an event can lead to distress and ultimately dysfunction (Ellis, 1962).
of London, UK) offers a guide to the application of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) in psychotherapy.
Can rational emotive behavior therapy be effectively used with people who have devout beliefs in God and religion?
Ellis (he had a doctorate but not a medical degree) called his approach rational emotive behavior therapy, or R.
The authors have recently updated this concise, systematic guide on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).
In rational emotive behavior therapy, we discourage this kind of self-rating (and self-deflating) by helping people to acquire unconditional self-acceptance instead of self-esteem.
in 1947, and breaking from traditional psychoanalysis, Dr Ellis developed the theory of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), an approach that stresses actively challenging individual's self-defeating beliefs and behaviors and replacing them with healthier alternatives.
Mobile mind mapping tools can support counseling frameworks, such as rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT).
He originated the field of psychotherapy known as Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and authored more than 70 books, including Overcoming Procrastination, How to Live With a Neurotic, A Guide to Rational Living, and How to Stubbornly Refuse to Make Yourself Miserable About Anything--Yes, Anything.