By Raymond A. DiGiuseppe, Kristene A. Doyle, Windy Dryden, Wouter Backx

ISBN-10: 0199743045

ISBN-13: 9780199743049

Largely up-to-date to incorporate medical findings over the past 20 years, this 3rd variation of A Practitioner's consultant to Rational-Emotive habit Therapy reports the philosophy, conception, and medical perform of Rational Emotive habit remedy (Rebt). This version is predicated at the paintings of Albert Ellis, who had an important impact at the box of psychotherapy over his 50 years of perform and scholarly writing.

Designed for either therapists-in-training and professional pros, this sensible therapy handbook and consultant introduces the elemental rules of rational-emotive habit remedy, explains common healing ideas, and gives many illustrative dialogues among therapist and sufferer. the quantity breaks down each one level of remedy to provide the precise strategies and abilities therapists desire, and various case stories illustrate the best way to use those abilities. The authors describe either technical and particular strategic interventions, and so they pressure taking an integrative procedure. the significance of establishing a healing alliance and using cognitive, emotive, evocative, imaginal, and behavioral interventions serves because the unifying subject of the process. Intervention types are provided for the therapy of hysteria, melancholy, trauma, anger, character issues, and addictions. Psychologists, medical social staff, psychological well-being counselors, psychotherapists, and scholars and trainees in those components will locate this e-book necessary in studying to use rational-emotive habit treatment in perform.

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This dual pathway theory identified in 1974 in the Wolpe and Ellis debate remains an active area of inquiry within CBT (see Power and Dalgleish, 2008). Some emotions are mediated by cognition, and others are mediated by noncognitive pathways. Rational Emotive Behavior Theory 25 I N C RE A S IN G R ATI ONAL BEL I EF S OR D EC R E A S I N G I RRAT IO N A L B EL IEF S Humans are likely to hold both Rational Beliefs (RBs) and Irrational Beliefs (IBs) at the same time; or they will vacillate back and forth between the two beliefs.

Much of REBT philosophy and most rational beliefs are consistent with moderate religious ideas. It is possible to utilize the client’s religion or the Bible in support of rational thinking and healthy behavioral change. Religion may be like a Rorschach test. People see in it that which they are inclined to see. The REBT therapist can help clients focus on the rational parts of their religion. Values Two explicit values in the philosophy of REBT are widely held by people but not often verbalized.

Different languages vary on whether they make this distinction for the different emotions. Cultural context is important so that therapists are aware of how their language makes this distinction. Negative emotions are not evidence of psychopathology. If one experiences an activating event (A), and one thinks irrationally (B), one will experience a disturbed emotion such as anxiety, disturbed anger, depression, or guilt (C). If one then challenges one’s irrational belief and replaces it with a rational belief (a new B) a new emotional and behavioral consequence will occur (the new C).

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