Description - Albert Ellis by Joseph Yankura
Intended for professionals and trainee counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists, clinical psychologists and social workers, this book provides a clear and accessible introduction to the theories and methods of the founder of Rational-Emotive Therapy. It presents a concise overview of the life of Albert Ellis, highlighting the events and experiences which influenced him to pursue a career in psychotherapy. The authors go on to discuss Ellis' theoretical and practical contributions to counselling and psychotherapy, looking in particular at the famous ABCs of rational-emotive therapy, the key concepts of ego disturbance, and Ellis' views of therapeutic efficiency. The book also discusses the validity of the most important criticisms of Ellis' work, and the validity of his rebuttals, and the overall influence of Ellis on the field of psychotherapy.
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Author Biography - Joseph Yankura
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.