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Originated by Dr Albert Ellis, a prominent twentieth-century psychologist, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) is a significant cognitive–behavioural approach to counselling and psychotherapy. Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy Integrated provides a comprehensive view of REBT, and presents a vivid account of Dr Ellis’ life and his contributions to the development of REBT. It covers REBT's historical development, ABC (activating events, belief system and consequences) framework, theoretical and philosophical foundations, relationship with various religions, atheism and morality, therapeutic process and techniques, and practical applications.

REBT: Philosophy of Life
REBT: Philosophy of life

Ellis once commented that although he invented REBT in 1955, he was convinced at least 20 years before that if humans adapt a healthy philosophy of life, they will stay away from dysfunctional thoughts, emotions and behaviour. He further added that without this conviction, he would not have invented REBT (Phadke, ...

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