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Description - Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy by Windy Dryden

Seminars by Professor Windy Dryden. See the man live and in action. To find out more and to book your place go to www.cityminds.com This practical Reader brings together the major writings of the past decade on rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), originally called rational-emotive therapy (RET). An overview by Albert Ellis, founder of REBT, introduces its theory and practice. The book then addresses preliminary issues such as building a therapeutic alliance with clients and assessing their problems. The bulk of the discussion that follows focuses on therapeutic intervention including: disputing irrational beliefs; activity and directiveness; vivid methods; and therapeutic efficiency. Chapters are included on the step-by-step practicalities of the counselling sequence and process. An afterword defends the tough-minded approach of REBT against the criticisms of a sometimes tender-minded profession.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803978591
ISBN-10: 0803978596
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Mar-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Windy Dryden

Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach. He has been working in the field of counselling and psychotherapy since 1975 and was one of the first people in Britain to be trained in CBT. He has published over 200 books and has trained therapists all over the world, in as diverse places as the UK, the USA, South Africa, Turkey and Israel. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.