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.
Chapter Six: Working Through and Promoting Self-Change
Working Through and Promoting Self-Change
In this final chapter, we will show how REBT therapists help their clients to generalize their learning and to internalize a self-helping philosophy whereby they take responsibility for promoting self-change.
Working through means that, for change to occur, time and effort are required. When some clients complain that they cannot see light ...