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Inquiries in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

Inquiries in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

September 1996 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), founded by Albert Ellis, recently celebrated its fortieth anniversary as a leading therapy approach within the cognitive-behavioural tradition. Windy Dryden has made numerous contributions to REBT's development over the last 15 years; many of these contributions are contained in this volume.

The book opens with a brief overview of basic REBT theory and practice for readers new to the field. The following chapter compares RET as it was practised in the early 1960s with REBT some 30 years on. Subsequent chapters are devoted to the theoretical developments and practical innovations that have taken place in recent years, looking at areas such as brief REBT, behaviour and the ABCs, and using REBT in supervision and in group settings.

The Basic Principles of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
A Brief Overview

Reason and Emotion in Psychotherapy
Thirty Years On

When Musts Are Not Enough
The Issue of Behaviour in REBT
Complex Relationships among the ABC's of REBT
Robin Yapp and Windy Dryden
The Role of Concurrent Beliefs in Emotional Disturbance
Who Is Suitable for Brief REBT?
Paradoxical REBT
Teaching the Principles of Unconditional Self-Acceptance in a Structured, Group Setting
Using REBT in the Supervision of Counsellors
Audio-Tape Supervision by Mail
An REBT Perspective

Robin Yapp and Windy Dryden
Supervision of REBT Therapists
The Thirteen Step Self-Supervision Inventory


`This book is a valuable resource for anyone making "inquiries" into REBT... it offers a wealth of insight. For anyone interested in the cognitive and cognitive behavioural approach in counselling and therapy, this book may well prove to be a gem' - [ac]Eisteach, The Journal of the Irish Association for Counselling and Therapy

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