Albert Ellis (2000) demonstrates with two volunteers. The first volunteer is angry and intimidated by her supervisors. Humor and imagery are incorporated. The second volunteer feels a need to control others and is angry when she can’t. Ellis uses imagery to correct cognitive patterns and produce an emotional shift.
Ellis and Wolfe (1995) demonstrate with several volunteers. Beth, is troubled by her dominating mother. Ellis assigns a homework task. Next, Wolfe works with a volunteer who feels betrayed by her husband and brother. Ellis works with a second volunteer, Megan, who is ending a relationship with her boyfriend. Ellis uses imagery, confrontation and humor.
This workshop will describe the main techniques and benefits of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), as well as discuss its efficiency and effectiveness as a brief therapy. Participants will learn important and helpful self-work to do after therapy. There will be live demonstrations with audience volunteers, and time for questions from participants.
BT12 Short Course 18 – The Brief, Lasting and Vigorous Approach of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy – Debbie Joffe Ellis, MDAM
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a most effective, vigorous and compassionate approach. Many clients experience life-enhancing gains after REBT sessions, and the benefits last when the clients continues to practice the principles they are taught in therapy. In this course, attendees will learn the main principles, techniques and methods of REBT, observe a demonstration of the approach, observe its effectiveness as brief therapy, do exercises and have questions answered.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), the holistic approach considered to be the grandparent of cognitive approaches, created by the renowned and brilliant pioneer Albert Ellis PhD, is most effective as a brief therapy for lessening, transforming, healing and preventing emotional disturbances. This Short Course includes a live clinical demonstration, and present the main aspects, methods and techniques of this vigorous, bold and compassionate approach, and is presented by Debbie Joffe Ellis, wife of Albert Ellis.
This presentation will introduce a short-term model of treatment incorporating solution-focused, rational emotive behavioral, and systems theory interventions for residential or intensive outpatient drug and alcohol treatment.