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Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in a Nutshell provides a concise overview of a popular therapeutic approach, starting with the ABCDE Model of Emotional Disturbance and Change. Written by leading REBT specialists, Michael Neenan and Windy Dryden, the book goes on to explain the core of the therapeutic process:AssessmentDisputingHomeworkWorking throughPromoting self-changeAs an introduction to the basics of the approach, this updated and revised edition is the ideal first text and a springboard to further study.


DiGiuseppe states that ‘disputing irrational beliefs has always been at the heart of RE[B]T’ (1991: 173) and is the principal activity of experienced REBT therapists. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary provides a definition of disputing as ‘question the truth or correctness or validity of ...

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