This is the first book to apply Dr. Ellis's famous "Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy" principles to intimate relationships. The seven guidelines for better couple communication offered in this user-friendly guide emphasize non-blaming acceptance, integrity, mutual support, appreciation, replacing irrational ideas and expectations with realistic attitudes. An effective resource for couples seeking greater closeness, intimate partners who are willing to make "unilateral" changes, marriage and family therapists -- a breakthrough relationship guide from the father of rational therapy.
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(234mm x 153mm x 9mm)
Impact Publishers Inc.,U.S.
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Author Biography - Albert Ellis
Albert Ellis (Author) Albert Ellis (1913-2007) held M.A and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University. He was the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), the pioneering form of the modern Cognitive Behavior therapies. He was the president of the Albert Ellis Institute in New York, where he practiced individual and group psychotherapy, supervised and trained psychotherapists, and presented many talks and workshops at the Institute and throughout the world. He published over seven hundred articles and more than sixty books on psychotherapy, marital and family therapy, and sex therapy. Ted Crawford (Author) Ted Crawford, as a young man, served in the US Army Air Corps in India and China. That experience inspired him to work toward prevention of war and other types of conflict. He developed a profound knowledge of semantics, and studied Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with Albert Ellis. Ted's major contributions include the system of Revolving Discussion Sequence and other processes for overcoming differences and disagreements.