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rational-emotive therapy

[rash-uh-nl-i-moh-tiv] /ˈræʃ ə nl ɪˈmoʊ tɪv/
noun, Psychology.
a form of therapy in which a patient is asked to reject irrational attitudes and assumptions in order to deal effectively with stressful situations. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • rational-emotive therapy is the most widespread approach to cognitive therapy, so we will examine Ellis's approach in some detail.

  • For rational-emotive therapy, emotional good health depends on the rationality of the way a person receives and interprets events.

  • An hour a week in rational-emotive therapy is really, then, like a tutorial session with a teacher.

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