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The Basic Principles of Rational Emotive Behavioural Counselling
The basic principles of rational emotive behavioural counselling

In this first part of the book we will first consider the theoretical underpinnings of rational emotive behavioural counselling and then focus on the key practical elements of this counselling approach.

Theoretical Underpinnings of Rational Emotive Behavioural Counselling
Historical Context

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) was originated in 1955 by Albert Ellis, a New York clinical psychologist. Ellis originally worked as a psychoanalyst and, while he enjoyed practising this mode of therapy, he later became dissatisfied with it because it was, in his words, ‘inefficient’ in that it took a long time and did not produce very effective therapeutic results. For a while Ellis experimented with the shorter-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy and with various ...

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