REBT/CBT therapies are presented with an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship from a common factors perspective. • REBT/CBT therapies are presented with an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship from a common factors perspective. • Research demonstrating that REBT/CBT is highly compatible with major world religions such as Christianity, Judaism, and Islam is imparted. • The author shows that as “third wave” cognitive therapies-such as Mindfulness-Based CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-evolved, these approaches incorporated elements of spirituality into treatments while continuing to emphasize the therapeutic alliance.
Demographics are changing. When the census was taken in 2010, persons were asked to specify their race. There were four main categories to choose from: (1) One race (white, black, American Indian and Alaskan Native [AIAN], Asian, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander [NHPI]); (2) Two or more races; (3) Non-Hispanic white alone; or (4) Hispanic. Projections from that U.S. 2010 Census suggested that by 2030 the rate of Non-Hispanic whites will decline by 2.1% per thousand, while those who claim two or more races will increase by 26.3% per thousand. It is also predicted that by 2042 there will be no clear majority because the white population will fall below 50% (Hixson, Hepler, & Kim, 2011).
However, we are not there ...