Case Studies in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents

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Merrill/Prentice Hall, Nov 1, 2001 - Education - 152 pages
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Preeminent psychologist Dr. Albert Ellis combines forces with other renowned therapists to create this rare and inclusive book that captures the realities of counseling with children.Rather than using a traditional case study approach, this work features verbatim transcripts that convey real issues ranging from anger management and self-esteem to peer pressure and bed-wetting.For child therapists and counselors.

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Contents

A 10YearOld Boy With Peer Problems
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A 10YearOld Boy Whining About Dogs
39
A 16YearOld Girl With Weight Problems
53
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Albert Ellis has M.A and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University. He is the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), the pioneering form of the modern Cognitive Behavior therapies. He is the president of the Albert Ellis Institute in New York, where he practices individual and group psychotherapy, supervises and trains psychotherapists, and presents many talks and workshops at the Institute and throughout the world. He has published over seven hundred articles and more than sixty books on psychotherapy, marital and family therapy, and sex therapy.

Jerry Wilde earned his bachelor's degree from Luther College and his Ph.D. from Marquette University. He currently serves as an assistant professor of Educational Psychology for Indiana University East. Prior to this appointment, he had ten years of experience counseling children who had emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties. He has written twelve books on such topics as psychotherapy with children, parenting, and educational issues. He presents workshops on such subjects as anger management and cognitive-behavior therapy with children and adolescents.

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