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This AREBT approved 2-day course covers the basic theory and practice of rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) and counselling. It includes the following: basic concepts; healthy and unhealthy negative emotions; psychological interactionism; agenda setting, three major MUSTS and the derivatives; the ABC model; treatment sequence; assessing A and inference chaining; teaching the B-C connection; disputing irrational beliefs; self-acceptance; importance of homework assignments; multimodal emphasis; shame attacking exercises; low frustration tolerance exercises. A manual, booklet, questionnaires and handouts are provided.
For the purposes of skills training, participants should be prepared to discuss two personal issues in the training group. Normal rules of confidentiality apply. Participants may wish to undertake either a shame attacking exercise or a low frustration tolerance exercise as a homework assignment.
NB. REBT was formerly known as Rational-Emotive Therapy. This course is AREBT approved primary certificate course.
To provide an introduction to the basic theory and practice of Albert Ellis’s rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT).
This 2-day course will help participants to:
gain practice in using the ABCDE model of emotional disturbance and change
distinguish between irrational and rational beliefs
distinguish between ego and discomfort disturbance
distinguish between healthy and unhealthy negative emotions
undertake a problem assessment including skills practice in inference chaining
teach the B-C connection
identify, challenge and change irrational beliefs
gain practice in homework negotiation