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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.

Therapeutic Process of REBT
Therapeutic process of REBT

When Ellis hoisted the flag of rebellion by presenting the paper ‘Rational Psychotherapy’ at the Annual Convention of APA in Chicago on 31 August 1956, he mainly focused on describing how the system of psychotherapy invented by him was different from the highly respected therapies prevailing at that ...

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