Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

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What is the core concept of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as mentioned in the text?

ABC model

Who developed Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

Marsha Linehan

What mental health condition is NOT mentioned as being effectively treated with DBT in the text?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

What does DBT focus on in terms of helping individuals?

Accepting reality and changing unhelpful behaviors

Which type of therapy served as the basis for developing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

What is the primary trait of individuals who would benefit the most from DBT?

Difficulty managing and regulating emotions

What is the core concept of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)?

Belief, which describes your thoughts about the event or situation

According to REBT, what is a key belief about life?

Negative things will sometimes happen in life

In REBT, what role does shame play according to the text?

Shame should be avoided at all costs

What does the ABC model stand for in REBT therapy?

Activating event, Belief, Consequence

How does REBT view the expectation of constant positivity in life?

Life is not positive all of the time

What is the main focus of a rational emotive behavior therapist?

Help individuals identify activating events and beliefs

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Developed by Marsha Linehan
  • Focuses on helping individuals manage emotions, tolerate distress, and improve relationships
  • Based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Individuals who benefit the most from DBT have difficulty regulating their emotions and have a tendency to be impulsive

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

  • Core concept: Unpleasant feelings and behaviors are the result of irrational beliefs and perceptions
  • Key belief about life: Life is not always fair and easy, and individuals must learn to accept and deal with this reality
  • Shame plays a role as a negative emotion that can be changed through REBT
  • The ABC model stands for: Adversity (A), Belief (B), and Consequences (C)
  • REBT views the expectation of constant positivity in life as unrealistic and unhealthy
  • Main focus of a rational emotive behavior therapist: Identifying and challenging irrational beliefs, and teaching individuals to develop more rational and constructive ways of thinking

Learn about Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), a cognitive behavioral therapy approach developed by psychologist Albert Ellis. Understand how REBT helps individuals address irrational beliefs and manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in a healthier way.

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