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Albert Ellis
created Ratoinal Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). one of the first cognitive behaviorists.
Aaron T. Beck
developed cognitive therapy. the founder of the cognitive behavioral school of counciling.
rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)
focuses on thinking and acting insted of on feelings. teaches people to adapt to change.
therapist's role in cognitive behavioral
encourage clients to discover a few irrational ideas that motivate behavior. challence client to change self-sabatoging beliefs.
REBT (cognitive methods)
Disputiong irrational beliefs. Doing cognitive homework.
Cognitive therapy priniples
overgeneralization, magnification/minimization, personalization, labeling/mislabeling
Donald Meichenbaum
founder of the cognitive behavior modification technique
Cognitive behavior modification
works on changing a persons "self statments" or the way they see themselves
3 phases of behavioral change
self observation, starting a new internal dialogue, learning new skills
Reality Therapy
problems are based on some form of relatonship difficulty. the client solves this problem they return to normal behabior
characteristics of reality therapy
emphasize choice and responsibility, reject transference, keep the therapy in the present, aviod focus on symptoms
reality therapy goals
help clients get connected or reconnected with the perople they have chosen to put in their world
reality theory procedure for change
1)define the wants of the client
2)client realizes they can only control their own behavior
3)therapist helps client expolre their own choice making behaviors.
WDEP system
W= wants and needs
D= direction and doing
E= self-evaluating
p= planning and action
reality theory advantages
focuses on short term changes that affect the clients life in meaningful ways. deals with clients concious behavioral problems.