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.
Rationale for Homework Tasks
Homework has been an important feature of REBT since its inception in 1955 (Wessler and Wessler, 1980). If your client sees you for one hour every week, what is he or she going to do with the other 111 hours before the next appointment (we assume that the client ...