Albert Ellis (Google eBook)

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SAGE, Sep 8, 1994 - Rational emotive behavior therapy - 192 pages
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Albert Ellis founded and has spent a lifetime practising and teaching rational emotive behaviour therapy. REBT (previously RET) is important not only in its own terms as an effective therapeutic approach to emotional disturbance, but also as the precursor of the cognitive-behavioural therapy movement which now exerts such an influence on the mental health field.

Joseph Yankura and Windy Dryden present a lucid overview of the life and contributions of Albert Ellis. Using excerpts from Ellis's own writings to clarify the discussion, they look in particular at the famous ABC analysis which enables people to understand and deal with their problems, the key concepts of ego disturbance and discomfort disturbance, and Ellis's views on therapeutic efficiency.

  

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Contents

Major Contributions to Theory
25
Major Contributions to Practice
58
Criticisms and Rebuttals
102
The Overall Influence of Albert Ellis
128
Select Bibliography of Elliss Works
151
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Windy Dryden is a professor of psychotherapeutic studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is a leading authority on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and CBT, and is renowned for his extensive writings on these and counseling-related areas, being author or editor of more than 150 books for students and general readers.

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