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This book addresses the problems that couples experience through the life cycle. Each chapter includes an up-to-date review of the literature pertinent to the topic, with a focus on practical interventions which are generally based upon, but not limited to, cognitive and rational emotive behavioral principles. Case studies or vignettes further illustrate application of principles. Worksheets, checklists, or other resources that would be useful in working with couples are also included where relevant. This book presents interventions based upon research, theory, and most of all on practice. And is relevant to marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, family law experts, social workers and relationship coaches. In addition, it can serve as a text book for students in marriage and family therapy.
An invaluable source for current developments in the field, this journal publishes outstanding articles on research, theory, and practice in rational-emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT).
Its coverage focuses on research into the theory and practice of REBT and CBT, including integration; theoretical discussions and literature reviews on the cognitive bases of the development and alleviation of emotional, behavioral, interpersonal, personality, and addictive disorders; applications of REBT to new areas and client populations; descriptions of innovative techniques and procedures; and case studies.
“Overcoming Resistance: A Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Integrated Approach” examines the underlying causes of resistance to psychotherapy and provides methods for overcoming it. This book written for professionals explains the common forms of resistance (for example, extreme low frustration tolerance, fear of shame, feelings of hopelessness, pessimism, perfectionism, and hidden agendas), and how to combat them with Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).
This fundamental guide provides case examples of the techniques for applying REBT in individual, group, and family therapy settings.
“A Primer on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy” is a straightforward guide that illustrates and explains the core components of the practice of REBT. Expert REBT practitioners briefly outline Dr. Ellis’ theory of emotional disturbance and then demonstrate how this theory is utilized in working with clients. Specific components of REBT are outlined in a clear and concise fashion. From identifying and defining a problem to assigning homework assignments, this guide takes the reader through a complete REBT session in a step-by-step format.
The Albert Ellis Reader brings together writings from Dr. Albert Ellis’s most popular and critically acclaimed books and articles. This volume covers such topics as sex, love and marriage; anger; rational self-help; and rational living at work and in an irrational society. Each piece is updated by Dr. Ellis to bring the theory he has held for over 50 years into modern day challenges that face most of us.
The REBT Therapist’s Pocket Companion for Working with Children and Adolescents is a great resource for practitioners working with children, adolescents or families. It provides concise tips about the application of REBT to this type of clientele, building the therapeutic relationship, assessment, treatment, and evaluation. In addition, it provides information on how to apply the theory of REBT to working with parents. Additional resources for parents, practitioners, and teachers interested in obtaining additional information are provided.
This handbook is designed as a practical tool for therapists working with children and adolescents. Dr. Vernon begins by reviewing special considerations practitioners should contemplate when working with youth populations, including developmental considerations and strategies for establishing a therapeutic relationship. The interventions are based on the principles of REBT, which are carefully and concisely described. She offers suggestions for typical development issues as well as problems such as anger, anxiety, depression, acting out, and underachievement (among others). The handbook includes specific activities including songs, games, worksheets, stories, and role-plays as well as case examples to help illustrate the techniques. Information on working with parents and teachers to help youth populations is also discussed.