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What is REBT?

Rational emotive behaviour therapy

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What is it though irrational behaviour is caused by?

Irrational thoughts

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What does REBT aim to do?

Change irrational thoughts and the subsequent behaviour

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What is the A B C in the ABC model?

Activating event
Belief
Consequences

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In a rational behaviour example with the activating event being a friend ignoring you, what would be the b and c?

B - they didn't see me
C - laugh and joke about it later

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In a irrational behaviour example with the activating event being a friend ignoring you, what would be the b and c?

B - they hate me, everyone does, I'm worthless
C - depression and isolation

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What is mustabatory thinking?

Source of irrational beliefs, involves thinking certain things must be the case to be happy

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What are the 3 types of mustabatory thinking Ellis identified?

1. I must be accepted and approved by everyone
2. I must achieve or I am worthless
3. The world must give me happiness or I will die

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If you have a mustabatory way of thinking what will happen?

You will be disappointed at the very least as it is an unrealistic way thinking

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What are the 3 types of disputing?

Logical
Empirical
Pragmatic

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What is logical disputing?

Therapist asks client does this way of thinking make sense?

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What is empirical disputing?

Therapist asks client to show them the evidence for their beliefs

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What is pragmatic disputing?

Therapist asks client how their thoughts help them

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What are the effects?

The client feels better and accepts themselves

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What does the unconditional positive regard involve the therapist being?

Non judgemental
Warm
Empathetic
Showing the client they are valued

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What will unconditional positive regard help the client feel?

Comfortable in discussing and challenging their beliefs in a supportive way

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What is at the heart of the computer analogy?

Irrational thoughts = mental disorder

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How does REBT link to computer analogy?

Aims to change the faulty processing to get more rational thoughts

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How do internal mental process apply to REBT?

Use internal mental processes to direct our behaviour and response to the world - REBT says our way of thinking results in our behaviour

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What schemas might a depressed person build up about themself?

Negative schemas
E.g I am nothing
I am worthless
Nobody wants me

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What does the therapist in REBT do to these schemas?

Helps the client alter negative schemas challenging their perceptions

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How does the therapist challenge these schemas?

Asking evidence for these schemas - empirical disputing - encouraging client to see they haven't built up a realistic set of schemas

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